The Liverpool deal for Uruguay international Darwin Nunez is done pending a final sign-off from Benfica according to Portuguese journalist Pedro Sepulveda who’s based in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon and works for TV network SIC Noticias. Sepulveda stated that Premier League rivals Manchester United are out of the race for Uruguay striker Nunez though it was expected that the player will snub the Red Devils to sign for the reigning FA Cup and League Cup champions. Sepulveda said Nunez has already announced his decision to sign for Liverpool to his family and friends.

Liverpool are closing in on a move for Nunez as reported several media outlets as he’s been lined up as a replacement for Senegalese international Sadio Mane who’s expected to leave the club this summer. Mane has one year left his on his current Liverpool deal and he’s not expected to sign a contract extension. The Senegalese forward has been strongly linked with a move to German champions Bayern Munich. The Bavarian giants are said to have made multiple bids for Mane, but they are yet to meet his £42.5m asking price from Liverpool. Continue reading “NUNEZ IS A DONE DEAL – SEPULVEDA”