Liverpool Fans Are Worried About Darwin Nunez After 'Is This The £100 Million Player?' Training Video Goes Viral
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A video of new Liverpool signing Darwin Nunez in training has gone viral and fans are already worried.
The Uruguay international sealed a move from Benfica to the Reds last month and has linked up with his new teammates for pre-season.
Nunez cost a club-record £85 million plus add-ons and is expected to lead the line for Jurgen Klopp's side next season.
However, the 23-year-old produced a less than stellar display in a shooting drill and footage is doing the rounds on social media.
This the 100m player we paid for? pic.twitter.com/79qYbqUCdN— ♨️ (@Wimlfc) July 11, 2022
Nunez blazed a shot over the bar and failed to control multiple crosses sent his way too.
It is worth stressing, this is only pre-season and Nunez has just less than a month to sharpen up ahead of his Premier League debut.
That has not stopped supporters expressing their concern, given the pressure on Nunez's shoulders.
One person said: "Just wait till you see him in game, thank you for the 80 mill and taking him off our hands."
Another tweeted: "When everyone realizes we've massively downgraded on Sadio Mane lol."
A third put: "Benfica might have actually robbed us."
While someone added: "We're finished."
Nunez scored 34 goals in all competitions last season and six of those came in the Champions League.
Interestingly, he netted in both legs of their quarter-final against Liverpool and it was that tie that put him on Klopp's radar.
"It was massively impressive when he played in front of us [in the Champions League]," the Liverpool boss told the club's official website. "When you prepare Benfica, you know up to the size of shoes - we know absolutely everything about an opponent, so we know exactly about the quality of Darwin.
"It was not clear if he would play because he came back from internationals, in the first game that was. It was clear that he was really good. But when you see it then live, it was really impressive.
"The power and the mix-up with technique, the desire, smart moves, the problems he caused us. We fell all in love in these two games. A very aggressive South American, it's a good thing!
"It was really a joy to watch him and so when we realised we had a good chance to sign him, we were all-in and we're really happy he's here now."
Nunez was forced to sit out part of the session in Thailand after suffering from blisters in his foot.
It is unknown if he will play a part in Tuesday's friendly against Manchester United.
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