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Eric ten Haag tells Man Utd to beat Liverpool with Darwin Nunez transfer. soccer

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Eric Ten Haig wants to bring Darwin Nunez to Manchester United

Eric Ten Haag wants to bring Darwin Nunez to Manchester United (Picture: Getty)

Erik Ten Haag is curious Manchester United beat Premier League rivals Liverpool with Darwin Nunez this summer and could use Andreas Pereira as a makwaite in the deal.

United and Liverpool have both expressed interest in signing Uruguayan international Nez, who has scored 48 goals in 85 appearances for Portuguese side Benfica.

The 22-year-old enjoyed a successful season last season, scoring 34 goals in 41 games across all competitions, his performances attracting the interest of some of the biggest clubs in Europe.

Ten Haag is keen to welcome Nunez to Old Trafford during his first transfer window in charge, having named the Benfica star in discussions with his colleagues at United.

The Dutchman’s stance means Manchester United are set to compete with Liverpool for a summer deal, with Jurgen Klopp also a well-known Nez fan.

According to independentBenfica want £100m for the striker, although that fee could be reduced if a player is used as a makeweight in the deal.

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Andreas Pereira has spent the last two seasons on loan (Picture: Getty)

Brazil midfielder Pereira, who has been on loan at Flamengo for the past two seasons, has reportedly been picked up as a possible makeweight as both United and Benfica look for a suitable arrangement.

In addition to signing a new striker, former Ajax boss Ten Haig is also looking to bring in a midfielder and at least one central defender.

the red devils have been Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard and Juan Mata are among the stars to leave the club this summer, with Frankie de Jong, Jurienne Timbers and Rubén Nevez strongly linked in the move.

Meanwhile, former Liverpool defender Jose Enrique has urged Nunez to turn down Manchester United and prefer a move to Anfield.

Responding to an Instagram story that suggested Nunez was keen to join United, Enrique said: ‘I hope this is not true and that he comes to us instead.

‘We (Liverpool) should go for him, a top player who can become world class under Jurgen Klopp if we sell Sadio Mane.’

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