the much-sought-after Darwin Nuñez lets loose his truths about his future

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Darwin Nuñez won everything. Last night his team was safely eliminated from the Champions League after a crazy draw against Liverpool (3-3). But the Uruguayan still scored points, he had a very good European season. In fact, he ended this with a nice record of 6 goals in 6 games. Not bad for a competition he spotted. Without complexes, the attacker knew how to be decisive against respected opponents. He scored a brace against Barca before scoring against other European greats, namely Bayern Munich, Ajax Amsterdam and Liverpool.

In fact, Nuñez has twice fooled the Mersey club. In the first leg of the quarter-finals (3-1 defeat) he had found the net. Yesterday evening the series goalscorer did it again with a terrific flat foot with his right foot on the opposing side netting (3:3, 82nd). He could even have offered himself a double at the end of the game. Always crucial, the one we compare to Edinson Cavani was still valuable and very active in helping his team. His performance also convinced Jürgen Klopp, who complimented him after the game.

The Uruguayan will be one of the stars of the transfer window

“He’s a very good boy, of course I knew him before, but he played well against us. He’s physically strong, fast, calm on target. It’s very good. If he avoids injury, he’ll have a great career .”. Words that touched the 22-year-old player in an interview CNN Portugal. “What the Liverpool manager said about me is a compliment but my head is completely with Benfica until the end of the season. I want to give everything for Benfica and for these incredible fans. It’s my job to take advantage of this opportunity that’s presented to me. I didn’t play very well last year, this season is incredible, but credit goes to my partners too.”

With his feet on the ground, Darwin Nuñez has his head in Benfica. But that could change in the coming weeks. The 99-born footballer is courted by the crème de la crème. Paris Saint-Germain, FC Barcelona, ​​​​​​Chelsea, Newcastle, Manchester United, Manchester City, Atlético de Madrid are among the clubs interested in the player, who will feature in 36 games in all competitions this 2021-22 season Has scored 30 goals and 6 goals in Benfica’s last 4 games. After the double confrontation in C1, we can add Liverpool to this list. Enough to make deals for the Portuguese club, who will ask at least €80m for the player, who is under contract until 2025. The battle for the Darwin Nuñez machine has only just begun!

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