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Liverpool pay another £8.5m in add-ons for attacker

Liverpool pay another £8.5m in add-ons for attacker

Darwin Nunez news

Liverpool pay another add-on for Nunez

Liverpool have paid another £8.5 million to Benfica after Darwin Nunez made his 60th appearance for the club at the weekend.

Nunez joined the Merseyside giants from Benfica for £64m last summer. As part of the deal, they agreed to pay £21m in add-ons.

The first add-ons of £4.3m was paid after he made 10 appearances for them and the second was triggered against the Cityzens on Saturday.

The Uruguayan did not score in the 1-1 draw at the Etihad Stadium, but the Reds were set back by £8.5m after his 60th appearance for them.

The 24-year-old has blown hot and cold in a Liverpool shirt. He has registered 22 goals and 10 assists from 60 appearances.

This is more than a decent record for the striker, and the fans will be hoping that he can find better consistency in the final third.

Nunez has been guilty of missing several clear-cut chances and he could have easily doubled his goal tally at Liverpool by now.