Liverpool FC have completed the signing of youth international Taiwo Awoniyi.
The 20-year-old, signed from Imperial Academy, has immediately been loaned to Bundesliga II side FSV Frankfurt.
He told the Premier League club’s official website: “This is the biggest club in the world and I’m privileged to be here.
“I’ll try to develop myself very well so that when I come back to Liverpool I’ll be able to add value to the team.
#LFC complete a deal for Nigeria U23 striker Taiwo Awoniyi, who joins FSV Frankfurt on loan http://t.co/AiEtIZNTZv pic.twitter.com/Odrvav7D86
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) August 31, 2015
“When I’m in the red shirt, I will always give my very best to make the fans happy.”
A key member of the Nigeria U-17 team which won a record fourth world championship at the 2013 Fifa U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates; Awoniyi, and his pears debuted for the Flying Eagles in 2014 and featured at the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations and the World Youth Championships in New Zealand.
His two goals against their Zambia U-23 counterpart in Lusaka in March sent Nigeria Olympic team to the Football Tournament of next month’s All-Africa Games.
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