Benfica manager Nelson Verissimo claims that Darwin Nunez could cost around £113 million or Rp. 2.1 trillion. Manchester United ( MU ) is named as one of the fans.
The Uruguayan is in excellent form for the Eagles in the 2021/2022 season. He scored 31 times and registered three assists in 36 appearances in all competitions.
United, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City have all been linked with the 22-year-old.
Benfica are thought to value Nunez at around £60m, but Verissimo says the forward’s asking price could be similar to the £113m Atletico Madrid paid the club for Joao Felix in 2019.
“What do you think? Darwin is an extraordinary player, he has shown all his qualities. He has helped the team a lot, it is true that the team helped him a lot,” Verissimo told reporters via Sports Mole , Monday (11/4/2022).
Buying a new striker is included in MU ‘s shopping agenda in the summer. The Red Devils need a new striker because Edinson Cavani is reported to be leaving in the summer.
The name Darwin Nunez has recently been associated with MU . The Red Devils have been impressed by the striker’s sharpness that has been lacking in the last two seasons.
Portuguese football expert Cesar Luis Merlo reported that Manchester United had the opportunity to recruit Nunez. Because the Uruguayan striker was determined to leave Benfica.
he’s had in Champions League games, it’s only natural that he lifts the spirits. the interest of big European clubs,” he said.
“That will happen at the end of this season or next season, depending on what he has shown, it is natural that it will arouse interest from other clubs and of course there may be a time when he leaves. Now regarding the numbers, I hope as a Benfica fan that he will go for a number close to Joao Felix’s. Now it’s not for me to enter a number in that field.
Nunez still has more than three years left on his contract with Benfica, putting the Lisbon giants in a strong position when it comes to potential negotiations this summer.
“In my daily life with the players, in what it is given to us to observe in training and in matches, of course we see top players and all the top players arouse the interest of big European clubs. Darwin is on that list, of course.”
According to the report, Nunez has already decided his future. He wants to leave Benfica in the summer. He feels he has played enough at Benfica. He is ready to move to a bigger club next season.
The striker is reportedly interested in playing in England. So MU has the opportunity to secure his services.