Darwin Nunez salary per week, shirt number, biography, age, position, nationality, club
|Full name||Darwin Gabriel Núñez Ribeiro|
|Date of birth||June 24, 1999|
|Clubs played for||Penarol, Almeria, Benfica, Liverpool|
|Salary||€212,807 per week before tax|
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)|
Darwin Nunez is a Uruguayan forward who joined Liverpool in 2022 for a reported €75 million + €25 million in add-ons from Portuguese club Benfica as a 22-year-old. The forward has just had a breakout season for Benfica in 2021-22, scoring 26 goals in 28 league games, plus six more in 10 Champions League. He played a huge part in making sure Benfica finish second place in the league, and was immediately under the scanner of top clubs like Liverpool and Manchester United, before he picked the former.
What is Darwin Nunez salary?
According to reports in the Portuguese media, Darwin Nunenz will earn €212,807 per week before tax. For a season, that would equate to nearly €11m a year before tax. His contract will go on till 2028, which means a six-year deal at Liverpool. Should the add-ons be hit, he will also become Liverpool’s most expensive player in history, going past the €88 million fee they had paid for Virgil Van Dijk.
Nunez’ salary will put him ahead of some prominent players already on the roster like Diogo Jota and Joel Matip. He will also be earning about as much as Sadio Mane, who was on the way out of the club after many successful years with the Reds.
Liverpool player salaries per week 2022
|Name||Salary per week|
|Mohammed Salah||€ 415,122|
|Virgil van Dijk||€ 260,934|
|Thiago Alcantara||€ 237,213|
|Trent Alexander-Arnold||€ 213,491|
|Roberto Firmino||€ 213,491|
|Darwin Nunez||€ 212,807|
|Jordan Henderson||€ 166,049|
|Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain||€ 142,328|
|Naby Keita||€ 142,328|
|Joel Matip||€ 118,606|
|Diogo Jota||€ 106,746|
|Joe Gomez||€ 88,955|
|Ibrahima Konate||€ 83,024|
|Nathaniel Phillips||€ 76,638|
|Kostas Tsimikas||€ 71,164|
|Ben Davies||€ 71,164|
|Luis Diaz||€ 66,420|
|James Milner||€ 65,233|
|Andrew Robertson||€ 59,303|
|Harvey Elliot||€ 17,791|
|Rhys Williams||€ 11,861|
|Curtis Jones||€ 8,895|
|Caoimhin Kelleher||€ 7,071|
|Sepp van den Berg||€ 5,930|
What is Darwin Nunez’s shirt number?
Darwin Nunez will wear the number 27 for Liverpool, the club announced during his signing. He will be taking this shirt number from Divock Origi, who is on the way out of the club.
Where is Darwin Nunez from?
Darwin Nunez is of Uruguyana nationality and hails from Artigas, which is the capital of Artigas Department of Uruguay. Like famous Uruguayan footballers Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani, Darwin Nunez is known for combining flair and technique, but also has a toughness and resilience to his game that makes him more than just a luxury player – much like the two names mentioned before, he is very capable as a creator as well.
What is Darwin Nunez’s age?
Darwin Nunez age is 22 as of the day he joins Liverpool, but he will turn 23 on June 24, 2022.
Which clubs has Darwin Nunez played for?
Before joining Liverpool, Darwin Nunez played for Portugues club Benfica, making his debut in 2020, the year in which he had joined the club. Prior to to joining Benfica, Nunez played for Spanish club Almeria, for whom he scored 16 goals from 30 appearances in his one year with them. Prior to that, he played for Uruguayan club Penarol between 2017 and 2019.