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Barcelona Wants Nunez, His Agent Declines

Mon 09 November 2020 | 10:13

According to some repoerts the Catalonians want to have the forward on their squad.

Benfica

player

Darwin Nunez

will remain with the Portuguese team till the end of his contract claims his agent Edgardo Lasalvia. Joining Benfica on September Nunez became the most expensive signing for the team with €24million worth of deal. So far the Uruguayan international has scored five goals across all competitions. Alongside

Barcelona

,

Juventus

have also been linked to the 21-year-old but when asked about his transfer Lasalvia said: "Darwin will remain at Benfica at least until 2022."

Jorge Jesus, Benfica’s head coach, also hopes to make the player their most expensive deal when the time comes but for now he wants Nunez to remain with them.

"We got it right. We must not forget that he is a kid, he is 21 years old, there is a lot about the game that he does not know yet. He will learn with me and Benfica," Jesus told

SportTV

.

"All this decision-making ability, finishing and speed… He was Benfica's most expensive purchase, and when there is no pandemic, he will be the most expensive sale. He will be a world-class player.

"Unfortunately for me, maybe I will lose him in a short time."  

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source: SportMob