Nuno Tavares is one of the hottest players at the Emirates Stadium currently. Though the Portuguese star is one of the latest additions at Arsenal, he has been able to gain some grounds which makes him a very huge prospect at the club.
Who is Nuno Tavares?
Nuno Tavares is a 22-year-old professional Portuguese footballer who is currently contracted to Arsenal football club. The Portuguese star plays as a left-back for both Arsenal and Portugal national team.
Tavares who is expected to always run to and fro the flanks during football games is 1.83 meters tall and currently weighs around 75 kg.
Nuno Tavares’ biography and early life
Nuno Tavares was born in Lisbon, Portugal on January 26, 2000, which means that the 22-year-old footballer is Portuguese by birth.
Tavares had his basic education in Lisbon and also started his football career in the country before he went abroad.
Tavares’ mother is identified as Maria Amelia. It is believed that the woman who is of Cape Verdean descent (a country in Africa) plays a very important role in the life and career of the Arsenal star.
At the time of publishing this report, Nuno Tavares was yet to reveal the identity of his father. Football news gathered that the Arsenal star has a brother known as David Tavares.
David is a 23-year-old professional Portuguese footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for a Portuguese club known as F.C. Famalicão. This means that the gene of football runs in the Tavares family.
History of Tavares’ football career and his stats
Nuno Tavares started his football career at the Sporting Lisbon youth system around 2010. Three years later, he moved to Casa Pia’s youth team before he joined the Benfica youth system on July 1, 2015.
Tavares played for Benfica under-17, under-19, and the club’s B team before he was promoted to the club’s senior team on July 1, 2019.
After playing for Benfica’s senior team for about two years, Arsenal became interested in him. On July 10, 2021, the Premier League club decided to pay €8 million for the services of the Portuguese left-back.
Based on the contract Nuno Tavares signed with Arsenal in 2021, the 22-year-old footballer earns £29,000 per week at the Premier League club which amounts to £1,508,000 per year. The contract will expire on June 30, 2025.
Since he joined Arsenal in 2021, Tavares has played 25 times in all competitions in which he scored a goal and provided 2 assists. His transfer market value is €13 million.
Note that Nuno Tavares who has played for Portugal under-18, 19, and 21 teams is yet to play for the country’s national team. Though he has the right to represent his country of origin, Cape Verde, he would prefer to wait for Portugal’s national team call-up.
What is the net worth of Nuno Tavares and his personal life
Nuno Tavares is currently earning £27,000 per week as a player at Arsenal and his net worth is estimated to be around one million dollars.
Tavares currently has 302,000 followers on his Instagram page @nuno_tavares71. He uses the page to fluent his luxurious lifestyle and his football career.
Though he has never made a post that could suggest that Nuno Tavares is in a serious relationship, he once posted a picture of Portuguese social media influencer Beatriz de Dias Marques on his Instagram story to wish her a happy birthday.
Though the gesture ignited the speculation that he might have a thing for the Instagram influencer, the 22-year-old Portuguese star is yet to officially make his relationship status public.