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Benfica have confirmed that they have reached an agreement with Liverpool for the sale of Darwin Nunez.
By releasing a statement on their website early Monday, Benfica confirmed that the Uruguay striker will go to Anfield for a fee of £ 64 million (€ 75 million), with a further £ 21.4 million (€ 25 million) in potential additions.
Nunez signed for Benfica in 2020 from Spanish second team Almeria for around € 24 million and scored 45 goals in 85 matches, 61 of these starts, for the Primeira Liga club in all tournaments.
The club have also announced that the completion of the deal will now depend on the agreement on personal terms between Nunez, his representatives and Liverpool.
“It is further informed that the aforementioned agreement is subject to the signing of the player’s contract of employment with Liverpool FC,” a statement from Benfica said.
The 22-year-old enjoyed a productive season 2021-22, where he found the net 34 times in 41 games in all tournaments.
Of players with more than 1000 minutes, Darwin Núñez’s ranking in 2021-22 across the 6 best Euro leagues in 2021-22 ():
np target / 90: 1.00 (1.)
np Shots / 90: 3.7 (= 16.)
np xG / 90: 0.69 (5.)
He also had the highest conversion rate of all players with 55+ non-pen shots (27.2%). pic.twitter.com/egpcS0LfZW
– The Analyst (@OptaAnalyst) June 7, 2022