Four Premier League clubs are interested in acquiring the services of Benfica striker Darwin Nunez.
While Manchester United remain the favorites to sign the player, a report by Football Transfers claims that Newcastle United, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur’s Antonio Conte are all interested in the player.
The 22-year-old striker enjoyed a very successful season last time out and, having scored 34 goals in 41 appearances, in all competitions believes it is the right time to take his game to the next level.
His impressive performances for his side earned him the praise of his opponents, with Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk calling him one of his strongest opponents.
🚨 Darwin Nunez is on Liverpool’s shortlist to replace outgoing Sadio Mane. But the Benfica player is one of many strikers being looked at with the Reds unwilling to pay for the odds.
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Speaking during an interview with Rio Ferdinand on BT Sport on YouTube, Van Dijk said: “Haaland, as well as Darwin, is a bit similar, very direct, fast, tall, strong and it is very difficult to play against these guys.” Channel.
United are looking for a striker to replace departing Edinson Cavani with Anthony Martial’s future still to be determined, and Marcus Rashford was cool last season.