Taiwo Awoniyi Joins Mainz

By: Onimisi-Momoh

Super Eagles Striker Taiwo Awoniyi has joined German Bundesliga side, FSV Mainz 05, on a season loan deal from parent club Liverpool, according to Sports Extra reports.

The former youth international has since enjoyed loan spells with FSV Frankfurt, NEC Nijmegen, Royal Excel Mouscron (twice) and KAA Gent.

The striker had been earlier linked with a move to Nice before the deal fell through.

According to Liverpool’s official website, the deal is subject to a completed medical and international clearance.

Awoniyi joined Liverpool in August 2015 having starred for Nigeria at the U-17 World Cup two years earlier. The 21-year-old signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool in the summer of 2018.

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