A contemporary perception into the curiosity of Premier League outfit Newcastle United within the signature of Benfica star Darwin Nunez has been offered on Saturday.
For these not conscious, experiences pointing in the direction of a whopping £50 million bid being tabled by the newly-minted Magpies for Nunez had been forthcoming earlier this week.
This got here amid ideas of the hierarchy at St. James’ Park trying to get a leap on the widespread competitors for the Uruguayan forward of the summer time window swinging open as soon as extra.
Current weeks alone have seen the likes of Arsenal, Liverpool and Barcelona all credited with an curiosity in Nunez’s providers.
Rumours of Newcastle making their transfer, nonetheless, seem to have jumped the gun.
As per journalist Ryan Taylor of the Day by day Categorical, although the Geordie outfit positioned Nunez firmly ‘on their shortlist’ forward of the summer time, a proposal for his providers is but to materialise:
No fact in experiences that Newcastle have supplied Benfica £50m for Darwin Núñez. Uruguayan is on their shortlist, nonetheless, however Magpies’ summer time switch price range will likely be dictated by FFP & participant gross sales. Eddie Howe stated on Friday: “We must be very sensible with what we do.” #NUFC
— Ryan Taylor (@RyanTaylorSport) April 16, 2022
Again on the scoresheet
The newest phrase on Newcastle’s curiosity in Nunez after all comes with the gifted attacker within the midst of a scintillating spell in entrance of objective.
After bagging a hat-trick in a league assembly with Belenenses final weekend, the 22-year-old adopted up by showcasing his skills on the grandest stage as soon as extra, discovering the web amid a high quality all-round efficiency at Anfield:
Darwin Núñez scores one other objective within the Champions League! 🔥
The younger star continues to shine towards Europe’s elite golf equipment…
— Soccer on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) April 13, 2022
His newest strike took Nunez’s tally to seven objectives in his final 5 appearances throughout all competitions, for a head-turning complete of 30 objectives and three assists throughout the season up to now.
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