Liverpool FC view 22-year-old attacker as ‘excellent match’ for Jurgen Klopp’s staff – report

Liverpool FC regard Darwin Nunez as a “excellent match” as they appear to bolster their assault this summer time – however the Reds should break their switch file in the event that they need to signal him from Benfica, in line with studies.

The Athletic is reporting that, as has been extensively reported over the previous few days, the Reds are eager on a deal to convey the 22-year-old Uruguay worldwide to Anfield this summer time.

The story says that Jurgen Klopp is a “massive admirer” of Nunez and the Merseyside outfit might make a transfer to signal him this summer time, with Sadio Mane anticipated to depart Liverpool FC and signal for Bayern Munich.

Nevertheless, the article additionally factors out that Benfica’s big asking worth of €100m (£85.2m) might find yourself being a possible stumbling block within the switch. The Reds’ present file price for an inbound switch is the £75m they paid for defender Virgil van Dijk again in 2018.

Liverpool FC haven’t but tabled an official bid for Nunez and the Reds are additionally exploring different choices as they don’t need to get dragged right into a bidding battle, in line with the story.

The article additionally says that Nunez is “excessive up” on the listing of attacking targets for the summer time switch window at Manchester United.

Nunez netted a formidable 32 objectives and notched up 4 assists in all competitions for Benfica final season.

Mane’s future at Anfield has been a speaking level over the previous few days, with the Senegal worldwide having been strongly linked with a possible exit from Anfield to affix Bayern Munich.

Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano claimed that Mane has now made his thoughts as much as depart Liverpool FC and Bayern Munich seem like the most definitely vacation spot.

“I can affirm a choice has been made,” Romano said on his podcast recently. “Sadio Mane needs to depart Liverpool. It will likely be formally communicated to the board and Jurgen Klopp within the coming days by means of his brokers. Every thing is already determined. Sadio Mane will depart the membership this summer time. It relies on the proposals.

“We all know Bayern are severe contenders. They need him. They’re getting ready a gap proposal. Bayern need to be quick as a result of they know many golf equipment might be a part of the race.”

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