Nunez on target as Liverpool edge West Ham

Darwin Nunez scored his first Anfield goal for Liverpool and Alisson saved a penalty as the Reds defeated West Ham in an incident-packed encounter. Nunez had already gone close with a rasping attempt when he rose to meet Kostas Tsimikas’ cross and plant a downward header beyond the reach of Lukasz Fabianski. The busy Nunez was presented with a chance…

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Darwin Nunez comes out on top, Erling Haaland struggles in Community Shield

The season-opening Community Shield between Liverpool and Manchester City was billed as a battle of two new strikers – and there was no doubting who came out on top. Reds supporters have a new hero in Darwin Nunez, who immediately showed what prompted the club to pay Benfica £64m with a debut to remember. The Uruguay international started as a…

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Jurgen Klopp reflects on ‘perfect night’ for Darwin Nunez

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says new signing Darwin Nunez had a “perfect night” as he opened his club account to score four goals in the Reds’ 5-0 win over RB Leipzig at the Red Bull Arena. Mohamed Salah opened the scoring before Nunez, 22, added four after the break. Nunez has been under close scrutiny from fans since joining from Benfica…

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Liverpool complete signing of Darwin Nunez

Liverpool have completed the signing of Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez from Portuguese side Benfica on a six-year-deal for an initial £64m. The 22-year-old could become the club’s record signing, with the fee rising to a potential £85m with add-ons. Nunez scored 34 times in 41 appearances for Benfica last season. “I’m really happy and delighted to be here at Liverpool. It’s…

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Liverpool reach agreement with Benfica for Darwin Nunez

Liverpool have reached a deal with Benfica to sign Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez, the Portuguese club have confirmed. Benfica say a fee of 75m euros (£64m), rising to a potential 100m euros (£85m) with add-ons, has been agreed. Nunez, 22, scored 34 times in 41 appearances across all competitions for Benfica last season. Liverpool’s record transfer is the £75m paid…

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