Sporting Lisbon Sensation Viktor Gyokeres Urged to Join Liverpool by Club Legend

Amidst Viktor Gyokeres’ remarkable performances for Sporting Lisbon, the 25-year-old striker has garnered attention, with Liverpool being urged by Sporting icon Manuel Fernandes to consider signing the Swedish star.

With an impressive record of 20 goals and 10 assists this season, Gyokeres has become a target for some of the biggest clubs in Europe. Fernandes, a revered figure at Sporting, expressed his admiration for Gyokeres, describing him as a more complete striker than himself and highlighting his ability to both score and assist.

Fernandes stated, “I hope he doesn’t leave Sporting anytime soon. It would be difficult for any club to activate his release clause in the winter market. If he has to leave, let it be to a big club, like Liverpool or Bayern Munich.”

However, the excitement around Gyokeres comes with a hefty price tag, as his Sporting contract features a release clause of €100 million (£85 million). Considering Liverpool’s recent agreement with Benfica to sign Darwin Nunez for a similar fee, doubts arise regarding a potential move for Gyokeres.

Nunez, despite facing challenges, is acknowledged as an exciting player with substantial potential. His prowess in front of goal, if refined for consistency, could elevate him to become one of the Premier League’s most formidable strikers. As Liverpool contemplates their attacking options, the comparisons between Nunez and Gyokeres add intrigue to the ongoing transfer speculations.

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