Benfica’s Gonzalo Hamus (21) is receiving interest from several clubs.
British media ‘Chronicle Live’ said on the 27th 안전놀이터(Korean time), “Newcastle United will have to pay three times the amount they needed last summer for the signing of Hamus.” He scored a goal and played the best part of the team.”
“According to the Portuguese media, Benfica will use the release clause of 120 million euros (about 168.4 billion won),” he added. “Manchester United is also interested in signing Hamus.”
Also, “Hamus’ ransom at the beginning of the season was only 40 million euros (approximately 56.1 billion won), but he is filling the vacancy of Darwin Núñez, who joined Liverpool in the summer, without any problems.”
Hamus, who joined the Benfica youth team in 2013, has been active at Benfica all along. In the 2019-20 season, Benfica made his debut on the first team stage, and from the 2021-22 season he began to show his presence in earnest. At that time, he recorded 8 goals and 4 assists in 46 games, and is showing explosive power with 24 goals and 10 assists in 36 games this season.
In particular, he is filling the void created by Núñez’s departure to Liverpool. He is playing a big role as Benfica’s main attacking option.
He further increased his share price at the World Cup in Qatar. Hamus sortied as a bench member in three group stage matches. Because Cristiano Ronaldo started.
However, Ronaldo’s effect was not great, so Portuguese coach Fernando Santos sent Hamus as a starter in the round of 16 match against Switzerland. The mercenary technique worked as it was. Hamus led the team to a complete victory with one assist along with a hat trick through active play throughout the game.
The competition to recruit Hamus is expected to intensify. ‘Chronicle Live’ predicted, “Not only Newcastle and Manchester United, but also Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich will compete.”