MANCHESTER UNITED reportedly sent scouts to Lisbon on Tuesday to watch Darwin Nunez in action against Liverpool.
They will likely be impressed by what they saw as the 22-year-old forward was included in the top scorers list.
Nunez took advantage of Ibrahima Konate’s mistake caught Rafa Silva’s low cross and showed brilliant composure to slot the ball past Alisson.
He was a thorn in Liverpool’s side and could have added a second but sent his header wide.
United scouts were present at the Estadio da Luz and, according to their own statements, have now observed the Uruguayan ten times The Express.
Red Devils representatives also saw Nunez against Barcelona earlier in the season, with the forward scoring two goals.
Liverpool scouts were also believed to have seen him at the time with representatives from Manchester City, West Ham, Newcastle Arsenal and Tottenham, all of whom were reportedly present on Tuesday.
There is no lack of interest in the forward, who has impressed with 28 goals in all competitions this season.
Toon tried to sign him in January but had several rejected offers Benfica are demanding more than £50m to let him go.
Newcastle will reportedly Return for Nunez in the summer However, the striker is probably at the top of the wish list.
But they will likely face competition from Arsenal as The Gunners are desperate to land a goalscorer.
It could be Nunez available for £68m in the summer and that could appeal to United with that Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcus Rashford future uncertain.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/18191629/man-utd-nunez-liverpool-transfer/ Man Utd scouts ‘watch Darwin Nunez score against Liverpool’ as a number of Premier League clubs consider transfer moves