Liverpool are preparing a massive offer for Darwin Nunez, per journalist Fabrizio Romano.
Romano tweeted on Wednesday evening: “Official proposal from Liverpool for Darwin Núñez will be €80m plus add ons for €100m package. Benfica will make a decision soon, while Man United are also in contact with his agent. 🔴
“Liverpool are prepared to offer Núñez a five year deal, waiting for Benfica decision.”
Nunez’s goalscoring exploits in the 2021/22 season has alerted some of the biggest clubs in Europe.
He notched 26 goals in 28 games. Per Squawka, his 84.39 minutes-per-goal ratio is the second highest of any player in Europe’s top six leagues in 2021/22.
But who is the best? We’ve crunched the numbers and named the 20 players with the best minutes-per-goal ratios in Europe’s top six leagues in the 2021/22 campaign.
Only players that scored 10 or more league goals in 2021/22 have been included.
20. Juanmi | Real Betis | 134.3
19. Martin Terrier | Rennes | 133.57
18. Son Heung-min | Tottenham Hotspur | 131.35
17. Anthony Modeste | FC Koln | 131
16. Hugo Ekitike | Reims | 127.5
15. Dries Mertens | Napoli | 126.3
14. Mehdi Taremi | FC Porto | 121.7
13. Jamie Vardy | Leicester City | 120.4
12. Mohamed Salah | Liverpool | 120.13
11. Lautaro Martinez | Inter Milan | 109.6
10. Dusan Vlahovic | Fiorentina/Juventus | 109.5
9. Kylian Mbappe | Paris Saint-Germain | 108.29
8. Moussa Dembele | Lyon | 105.19
7. Wissam Ben Yedder | AS Monaco | 101.64
6. Ciro Immobile | Lazio | 100.6
5. Karim Benzema | Real Madrid | 96.3
4. Peter Schick | Bayer Leverkusen | 87.25
3. Erling Haaland | Borussia Dortmund | 87.04
2. Darwin Nunez | Benfica | 84.39
1. Robert Lewandowski | Bayern Munich | 84.31
Only Lewandowski had a better minutes-per-goal ratio than Nunez in Europe’s top six leagues in 2021/22.
That goes to show what an incredible season the Uruguayan had.
He won’t come cheap but, if Liverpool are to get a deal over the line for the 24-year-old, it would be an incredible signing.
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