Darwin Nunez replaces Roberto Firmino as Liverpool’s new number 9

Darwin Nunez becomes Liverpool’s new number 9

Darwin Nunez replaces Roberto Firmino as Liverpool's new number 9

Reports from Liverpool football club confirm that Darwin Nunez will wear the No.9 jersey for Liverpool for 2023-24

The Uruguayan joined the Reds from Benfica for a record fee of £85 million last season.

The forward in the number 27 shirt managed 15 goals in 42 appearances for Liverpool. Darwin becomes the latest player to wear the famous number 9 jersey after greats like, Ian Rush, Robbie Fowler, Fernando Torres and Roberto Firmino.

It is said that fans who have already purchased new 2023-24 home and away jerseys printed with the name ‘Darwin’ and the number ‘27’ will be personally reimbursed by Nunez with a like-for-like exchange for a ‘Darwin 9’ shirt.

Darwin Nunez on the number switch had these things to say

“I’m really happy to wear number nine, I’m very proud. I hope I’m able to represent it the best way just as the previous players did. And hopefully this is for many years and that it brings a lot of joy too.”

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SOURCE: Xtratsports.com


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