Arsenal have reportedly held background talks with the agent of Benfica striker Darwin Nunez forward of a possible summer time switch.
The Uruguay worldwide is having an outstanding season within the Portuguese prime flight, and has additionally impressed along with his performances within the Champions League.
In accordance with the Daily Express, Arsenal have added Nunez to their lengthy checklist of striker targets for the summer time, with background talks already going down with the participant’s agent.
Arsenal urgently want a long-term alternative for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who left the membership in January, whereas they is also in want of additional reinforcements as Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah might be out of contract in the summertime.
Nunez has additionally been linked with Liverpool by Football Insider, who recommend he may price round £55million.
If it comes all the way down to a alternative between Arsenal or Liverpool, it will absolutely be a no brainer for the 22-year-old to decide on a transfer to Anfield if he desires to win main trophies.
Arsenal are in a great place to qualify for the Champions League, however they’re nonetheless a good distance from being the drive they as soon as had been, whereas Liverpool proceed to play at an exceptionally excessive customary below Jurgen Klopp.
One benefit for Arsenal, nonetheless, is that they’d be extra more likely to assure Nunez a beginning place, whereas there’s much more competitors up entrance at Liverpool.
The Reds may do nicely, nonetheless, to herald the South American starlet as a long-term alternative for Roberto Firmino, whereas Mohamed Salah’s present contract scenario may additionally find yourself being a little bit of a fear if it’s not resolved quickly.