Liverpool lead Wolves sensation Matheus Nunes this summer – report
Liverpool (opens in new tab) are the frontrunners to take over Matheus Nunes from Wolves (opens in new tab) this summer, according to reports.
The midfielder only moved to Molineux from Sporting Lisbon in August, but his stock has skyrocketed during a fine first campaign with Wolves.
And per Football Insider (opens in new tab)Liverpool are winning the race to secure the services of 24-year-old Nunes for next season.
Nunes would have been on Liverpool’s radar for some time; indeed, the Telegraph (opens in new tab) reported in January, after failing to sign the Portugal international last summer, the Reds promised to bid for him later.
Apparently no deal was struck during the winter transfer window, but speculation about a move to Anfield only seems to have intensified.
Wolves paid a club record £42.2 to sign Nunes who is currently valued by Transfer market (opens in new tab) for just under £40 million.
However, Wolves’ ability to demand that kind of money this summer will depend on whether or not they stay in the Premier League: as things stand, Julen Lopetegui’s side are just three points above the relegation zone, because they have played more matches than most other teams. of the teams around them.
Nunes made 29 appearances for Wolves in all competitions, playing the full 90 minutes in their 3-0 win over Liverpool in February.
The former Estoril and Ericeirense man made his Portugal debut in 2021 and was part of their squad for the 2022 Worle Cup, making two appearances.
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