Nunez joins Liverpool on six-year deal
Liverpool FC announced on Tuesday that Uruguayan striker Darwin Nunez has signed a long-term deal with the club ahead of the 2022-23 season. According to Italian writer Fabrizio Romano, Nunez has agreed to a six-year deal with Liverpool, for which the club has paid €75 million with add-ons to a €100 million potential package.
What he said:
"I'm overjoyed and overjoyed to be here in Liverpool. It's a huge venue. I'd want to express my gratitude to my spouse, parents, and kid, who is a true source of pride for me. They've been really valuable to me throughout my career.
"It's terrific to be here in Liverpool, and I'm thrilled to be a part of such a fantastic club. It's my style of play, and I've played against Liverpool and watched them in a number of Champions League games. There are several fantastic players here, and I believe it will fit my style of play."
"As I mentioned, I've seen a lot of games and it's a huge club, so I'm hoping to offer everything I've got to help the team "Nunez made the announcement to Liverpool's media shortly after signing with the club."
"When I arrived at the training facility, I was blown away by the set-up, structure, and trophies on display." You may then envision yourself winning additional awards, and when you come back here later and see the trophies on display, you can remark, "Look, I was there at that time, winning prizes."
"Winning trophies and championships are one of the reasons I came to Liverpool in the first place." In the same interview, Nunez stated, "I hope to win a lot of trophies at Liverpool."
Darwin Nunez's Liverpool contract runs through 2028. His deal is believed to be worth more than €100 million. Nunez played for Benfica for two seasons.
Nunez has 11 senior caps for Uruguay after making his international debut in October of this year. The 22-year-old completed two seasons at Benfica, scoring 48 goals and assisting 16 times in 85 appearances in all competitions for the Portuguese side. Nunez scored 34 goals for Benfica last season, including 26 in the Primeira Liga, where they finished third behind Porto and Sporting Lisbon.
Nunez had scored in both of Benfica's UEFA Champions League games against Liverpool previous season, attracting the attention of the Reds and their manager, Jurgen Klopp. Nunez will wear the No. 27 shirt for Liverpool, making him the club's third Uruguayan signing after Luis Suarez and Sebastian Coates.