Liverpool have a prime chance to find their own Erling Haaland by replacing Darwin Nunez

Darwin Nunez has struggled for form since joining Liverpool. Afforded to slip under the radar, his performance has been overshadowed by Jurgen Klopp’s farewell.

In contrast, if Liverpool still had Dominic Solanke, they might have been in a better position to secure the Premier League title. The decision to let Solanke join Bournemouth in 2019 for just £19 million is now a rueful one for the Reds.

Solanke’s scoring ability, as evidenced by his 18 league goals this season, is sorely missed. His absence is particularly felt in close matches like the Merseyside derby, where Nunez’s inefficiency in front of goal is evident.

Nunez has only scored 11 goals from 106 shots this season, a concerning ratio for a team at the top of the table. In comparison, Solanke has a much higher conversion rate, notching a similar record to Erling Haaland.

Nunez’s 27 big chances missed further highlight his struggles, raising questions about the wisdom of Liverpool’s initial £64 million investment in him. With four years left on his deal, offloading Nunez this summer might be challenging and costly for the club.

However, persisting with the 24-year-old striker could potentially hinder Liverpool’s pursuit of more silverware in the future.

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