Darwin Nunez is been watched by Real Madrid. At the 2022 FIFA World Cup, it has been said that Real Madrid is keeping tabs on several strikers, including Uruguayan center-forward Nunez of Liverpool. had a challenging transition to life at Anfield after moving there from Benfica during the summer transfer window. He has recently, however, found his footing, with three goals and one assist in his last five Premier League outings.
According to rumors, Los Merengues have started considering what will happen after Karim Benzema and are using the World Cup in Qatar to look for potential replacements. Along with Nunez, Richarlison and Gabriel Jesus of Brazil, as well as Cody Gakpo of the Netherlands, has drawn Real Madrid’s attention. Benzema, who rightfully won the 2022 Ballon d’Or, has recently had trouble staying in shape. Before the 2022 FIFA World Cup, he only played 11 games for Madrid (across tournaments), and he was unable to regain his fitness in time to play for France in Qatar.
According to rumors, Los Blancos hoped to maintain Karim Benzema as their center-forward till the year 2024 before switching to Erling Haaland of Manchester City. His ailments and the dearth of center-forward options, though, have forced Madrid to change its mind. Nunez, a 23-year-old attacker for Liverpool, is said to be a lucrative choice for them. Madrid may have difficulty completing the trade, though, given that he only joined the Reds in July 2022 for an astounding €80 million fee. Nunez’s contract will expire in June 2028; he has scored nine goals for Liverpool so far this season.
Nunez has cut a frustrating figure in front of the goal for Uruguay at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Nunez has struggled with his first touches, has had difficulty getting himself involved, has given possession away cheaply, and he lodged only one shot on target in two games. If Madrid is keeping an eye on Nunez at the Qatar World Cup, it’s safe to say that the striker hasn’t yet done anything to impress them.
At the FIFA World Cup 2022, Nunez made a frustrating impression in front of the goal for Uruguay. Nunez struggled with his early touches, found it tough to get involved, gave the ball away carelessly, and managed only one shot on goal in two games. It is safe to assume that Nunez hasn’t done anything to impress Madrid if they are genuinely keeping an eye on him during the World Cup in Qatar. The South American nation hasn’t managed to score a single goal in Qatar due to a lack of penetration in the final third. They opened up Group H play with a 0-0 draw against South Korea before losing their subsequent match, 2-0, to Portugal.
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