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Everyone makes fun of him, but Darwin Nunez proves to be better than Haaland

By Luis Zamora

Everyone makes fun of him, but Darwin Nunez proves to be better than Haaland

Darwin Núñez's numbers are those of a world-class player

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This season has helped Darwin Núñez consolidate his high level in England, where although he started as a substitute he is establishing himself as the star striker that was needed on Merseyside after the departure of Roberto Firmino. The level shown so far by the Uruguayan has been enough to achieve important victories for Liverpool.

The Uruguayan has shown to have many qualities on the field of play, since in addition to being a scorer, Núñez tends to be a player who does not wait for the ball, since he is usually a player who looks for the ball, moving between the lines, opening spaces in the brand. So he proves to be an intelligent player, who never stops moving, helping the team in the good transition of the ball.

The good performance of the Uruguayan has led him to score a total of 11 goals, despite this his numbers are quite good, since he also registers 11 assists, being the second player with the highest number of assists in the Premier League this season in all competitions, only being behind Bakuyo Saka, who has 12 assists.

Despite this, Núñez is better than Saka, since while Saka only registers 1 assist in four games with the three lions team during this season, Núñez registers 4 goals and 2 assists in 6 games with the Uruguay team this season. Him scoring 1 goal in Uruguay's historic victory at the "La Bombonera" stadium in Argentina. Demonstrated its great quality both in Europe and in South America.

What makes Núñez stand out from his other competitors as the best center forward

Currently, although there are some attackers in the best leagues in Europe with numbers only a little better than Darwin's, the Uruguayan proves to be the best by maintaining his pace as a scorer and leader in assists with his team, since the qualifying rounds South American World Cups are undoubtedly one of the most complicated competitions in the world and Núñez reaffirms his world-class level by staying with Uruguay in second place so far, just below Argentina. Núñez being Uruguay's scorer.