Liverpool are assured of beating arch rivals Manchester United to the seize of Benfica striker Darwin Nunez, talkSPORT understands.
The Reds have put collectively a proposal of £68million up entrance plus performance-based add-ons which might finally see Nunez turn into their membership report signing.
Virgil van Dijk is Liverpool’s present report signing once they paid Southampton £75million for his signature again in January 2018.
United have already began drawing up a listing of potential alternate options to the Uruguayan hit-man.
The 22-year-old has massively spectacular statistics at Benfica, scoring 34 targets in 41 video games for the Portuguese membership final season.
That is additionally more likely to imply Sadio Mane’s exit from the membership amid experiences that Bayern Munich have had two bids turned down, the most recent within the area of £30million.
European soccer skilled Kevin Hatchard joined talkSPORT Drive on Wednesday and defined what Liverpool could be getting for his or her cash.
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“He’s actually damaged by this season,” he stated. “He’s been a great participant earlier to that, however had some harm issues and hit onerous by Covid.
“The season earlier than this one was a bit disrupted, however this season simply gone he’s been terrific.
“High scorer in Primeira Liga in a Benfica facet that had been a bit hit or miss. They had been by no means actually within the title race and Porto received that pretty comfortably.
“He’s been very spectacular. Scored six targets within the Champions League, so he appeared actually good in opposition to Liverpool and Barcelona.
“Jurgen Klopp has spoken about him in glowing phrases publicly. He’s robust and bought a great burst of acceleration.
“He’s any person who would swimsuit Liverpool as a result of he can both play by the center or off the left in a 3.
“Who do we all know who does that? Sadio Mane, who could also be on the transfer. He could be a great alternative for Mane, regardless that he’s a world class participant.
“You’re shopping for potential with Nunez.”
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