Watch Darwin Nunez, Edinson Cavani and Uruguay team-mates bike ride 17 miles to training as part of incredible promise | The Sun

LIVERPOOL transfer target Darwin Nunez cycled 17miles to training with his Uruguay team-mates on Wednesday.

The Uruguay national team promised to undertake the lengthy ride as part of a World Cup promise.


With four rounds to go in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying Uruguay were in seventh place – three spots off an automatic qualification spot.

So the squad promised to cycle to their training camp if they reached Qatar, and have now made good on their promise.

Arsenal star Lucas Torreira and former Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani were among the hoard of riders.

The squad dressed up warm in big coats and tracksuit bottoms with Benfica star Nunez also wearing a white cap.

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He appeared to be enjoying himself too as he took his hands off the handlebars to pose for a photo.

The striker could be set for a Premier League move this summer amid interest from United and Liverpool.

The Reds are reportedly prepared to break their transfer record for Nunez with Benfica demanding £85million.

Liverpool hope to get that fee reduced to around £60m but are engaged in talks and aim to make a bid soon.

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Cavani and Torreira are also set to find new clubs this summer with the former linked with a move to Salernitana.

Fiorentina had Torreira on loan last season but have failed to land him on a permanent basis, opening the door for Lazio to sign the Arsenal midfielder.

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