Darwin Núñez en el duelo entre el Everton y el Liverpool en la Premier League


Darwin Núñez was almost signed by Barça a few years ago

Published:9/05/2024 - 00:27h

Updated:9/05/2024 - 00:28h

FC Barcelona seems to have included the name of Darwin Núñez in its agenda to reinforce its forward line, which is an old wish that could have been fulfilled in 2020, but the transaction did not materialize. However, now it seems that the club has the opportunity to sign him

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In the last days, has circulated in the City Condal information that links strongly to the Uruguayan forward of the Liverpool, Darwin Núñez, with the FC Barcelona. The arrival of the native of Artigas to the Barcelona cast would answer to a possible exit of Robert Lewandowski in this market of summer. This idea would see reinforced by a photo in which it saw to Núñez and Ronald Araújo together in the house of this last in Barcelona.

In spite of this context, it is necessary to remember that the history between the Barça and Darwin Núñez already had a first chapter in the summer of 2020. As it informs 'SPORT', the combined Catalan was very near to incorporate to his staff to the ariete charrúa, but finally the SL Benfica snatched it to him by 24 M€ more a percentage of a future sale.

Why it finished falling the union Darwin Núñez - FC Barcelona in 2020?

In that then, the operation was being managed by the sportive director of this moment, Ramón Plans, the one who according to the same source, wanted to bet by the Uruguayan forward. Núñez had had an interesting season with the UD Almería (2019-20), where invoiceed 16 annotations and offered three assistances in 32 commitments in the second division. Even it says that there was an agreement with the picture 'indálico' to do of the services of the player by eight million more variable euros, and so much the '9' as his agent agreed.

However, the trainer of the FC Barcelona in this moment, Ronald Koeman, had doubts on the incorporation of Núñez. During this uncertainty, the SL Benfica took advantage of to present a much more yielding offer economically, that triplicaba the one of the combined Catalan. Likewise, they attained to convince to the surroundings of the charrúa so that it moved to Portugal. Like result, this transfer did not concretise and the picture culé did not reinforce this zone of the terrain of game in this market estival.


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