Instead, Spurs pushed for Benfica striker Carlos Vinicius on loan, although his lacklustre performances didn’t fill Tottenham chiefs with confidence to pursue a long-term deal.
And with the Estadio da Luz-based outfit replacing Vinicius with Nunez, it is clear to see who has the best business model.
Nunez scored twice in Benfica’s 3-0 win over a troubled Barcelona side on Wednesday in a memorable victory.
Barca boss Ronald Koeman’s job is hanging by a thread after a run of one win in four against mediocre opposition.
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