OFFICIAL: Liverpool loans out Nigerian youngster to Klopp’s ex-club Mainz


Liverpool loans out Taiwo Awoniyi to Klopp's ex-clubLiverpool have confirmed former Nigerian under-17 striker, Taiwo Awoniyi has joined Jugen Klopp’s ex-club FSV Mainz on a season long loan until the end of the season.

The 21-year-old striker will remain with Jürgen Klopp’s ex-club for the duration of the 2019-20 campaign after the transfer was agreed on Tuesday.

Awoniyi initially joined the Reds in August 2015 having starred for Nigeria in the U17 World Cup two years earlier.

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The striker has since enjoyed loan stints with FSV Frankfurt, NEC Nijmegen, Royal Excel Mouscron (twice) and KAA Gent.

He scored a total of 14 goals in all competitions in 2018-19, during spells with both Gent and Mouscron.

Awoniyi signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool in the summer of 2018.


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