Liverpool are about to complete the signing of Benfica striker Darwin Núñez’s club record with a deal worth up to £ 85m.
After a week of discussions on the structure of the deal, the Portuguese club held up a € 100 million deal (£ 85 million) in advance for € 80 million (£ 68 million), and Reds’ new sporting director Julian Ward compromised. I negotiated a plan.
Liverpool will pay £ 64m (Euro 75m) for the first time, £ 12.8m (Euro 15m) for appearance-related add-ons, and £ 8.5m (Euro 10m) depending on the success of the team. It is understood that you have agreed to.
If all conditions are met, the 22-year-old Uruguay International transfer will exceed the £ 75 million paid to Southampton for centre-back Virgil van Dijk in January 2018.
Left out of the Uruguay team for a 5-0 friendly victory over Panama on Saturday, Nunez is set to begin medical proceedings on Monday and may be completed by Wednesday.
Despite Manchester United’s interest, players who have expressed their desire to move to Liverpool and play for Jurgen Klopp are not expected to have personal conditions as an issue, and the striker is 6 I plan to sign an annual contract.
Nunez scored 26 goals in 28 Benfica games last season, scoring both feet in the Champions League quarter-finals with Klopp in April.
He arrives in Anfield as a direct replacement for Sadio Mané. Sadio Mané will move to Bayern Munich, leaving his current looks for a year.
The club has already rejected two 30-year-old offers from the Bundesliga champion. They consider it a ridicule and withhold over £ 40m for players who scored 23 times last season.