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Man Utd want Darwin Nunez


Manchester United are pushing to sign Benfica striker Darwin Nunez during the upcoming transfer window.

The Red Devils have their sights on landing a marquee centre-forward and Nunez has emerged as the prime target.

The club have the funds to meet the £80 million price tag, but questions remain whether the forward would choose them.

With Real Madrid and Liverpool also keen, United face a disadvantage, having failed to qualify for the Champions League.

Despite this, The Star claims that the hierarchy are pushing to land the Uruguayan, who netted a stunning 34 goals last season.

Manager Erik ten Hag has identified him as his priority target, and only time will tell whether they can convince him over a transfer.

Aside from Nunez, Ten Hag has his sights on landing Jurrien Timber from his former Ajax club. He is valued at around £35m.

A deal could be more straightforward for the Dutchman with United having already negotiated personal terms with his agents.


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