OFFICIAL: Liverpool Announce The Signing Of Darwin Nunez From Benfica On A Six-Year Deal..

Liverpool have officially announced the signing of Darwin Núñez from Benfica for an initial £64m fee, with add-ons amounting to £21m. 

The Uruguayan joins on a 6-year contract after finalising personal terms and completing a medical at the AXA Training Centre.

Nunez arrives at Anfield after two seasons in Portugal with Benfica, where he scored 48 goals from his 85 appearances in all competitions.

The 22-year-old has also earned 11 senior caps for Uruguay to date, after making an international debut in October 2019.

Darwin Núñez on completing his move told the Liverpool website: “It’s a pleasure to be here in Liverpool and I’m very happy to be a part of this great club - here they suit my style of play”. 

“I’m here because I want to win many trophies with Liverpool - that’s why I wanted to join this club. It’s massive.

“I’d like to thank my partner and my parents and my son, who is a real source of pride for me. They’ve been really important to me in the stages in my career. I’m really proud of them, and for the work we do, me and my partner, as a team and I’m grateful to her that I’m here.

“It’s a pleasure to be here in Liverpool and I’m very happy to be a part of this great club.

“I’ve played against Liverpool and I’ve seen them in lots of games in the Champions League, and it’s my style of play. There are some great players here and I think it’s going to suit my style of play here.

“As I say, I’ve watched quite a lot and it’s a very big club and I hope I can give everything that I’ve got in order to help the team.”

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