Luis Suarez has backed Darwin Nunez to surpass his eighty two goals for Liverpool FC after the Uruguayan centre forward conducted a club record move to Anfield earlier this week..
The Reds signed Nunez in a preliminary £64m deal from Benfica though the transfer fee might increase to £85m when the 22-year-old activates several of the add ons bundled together with the offer.
The South American forward has put pen to paper on a five year offer with Liverpool FC as Nunez appears to guide Jurgen Klopp’s attack alongside Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Luis Diaz, Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino.
Nunez becomes the 3rd Uruguayan to join Liverpool FC after Suarez and Sebastian Coates..
Suarez proven himself to be a Liverpool FC legend during the three-and-a-half years of his at the club after a return of eighty two goals in 133 games in all competitions.
The veteran striker, who plays for Atletico Madrid, sent a message to Nunez on Instagram after the 22-year-old’s move to Liverpool FC from Benfica was confirmed.
The 35-year-old replied to a picture of Darwin standing outside the Liverpool FC training ground published on the brand new signing’s Instagram page with the caption “Always Uruguayan” on Wednesday..
He wrote: “I was the very first 1 too! 😜😂 though I am hoping you come first in GOALS. ⚽️🙏🙌 hug!! darwin_n9”
Nunez quickly answered the Liverpool FC legend: “you are proud of me following in the footsteps of yours! I am hoping I could do as you did at Liverpool! 🙌🏼”
Nunez netted forty eight times in eighty five games at Benfica during his two year stint on the Portuguese club, including thirty four goals in forty one outings previous term.
The brand new Liverpool FC signing is going to wear the number twenty seven shirt..