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Liverpool Loan Out Nigeria U23 Star

European Champions Liverpool FC have confirmed that Nigeria forward Tawio Awoniyi has been loaned to German side, FSV Mainz for the 2019-2020 season

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

“✍️ We have agreed a deal to sign Taiwo Awoniyi on loan from @LFC for this season, subject to international clearance and a medical,”reads a tweet on the club’s official Twitter handle on Tuesday.

Awoniyi joined Liverpool in August 2015 for a fee of around £400,000 but is yet to play an official game for the current European champions.

The 21-year -old previous loan spells were with German second-tier club FSV Frankfurt and Dutch side, NEC Nijmegen.

He also had stints with Belgian clubs, KAA Gent and Royal Excel Mouscron (twice).

He is currently a member of the Nigeria’s U-23 side.

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