Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi joins Belgian giants Mouscron from Liverpool on loan

Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi joins Belgian giants Mouscron from Liverpool on loan

- Former Flying Eagles striker Taiwo Awoniyi has joined Belgian side Mouscron

- He completed the loan move from Premier League club Liverpool

- Taiwo Awoniyi has also had a loan spell in Germany since joining the Reds

Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi has joined Belgian top flight club Mouscron on a season long loan deal from Premier League club Liverpool.

The 19-year-old who joined Liverpool from Imperial Soccer Academy in 2015 for a reported fee of £400,000 spent last season with NEC Nijmegen having previously embarked on a loan stay at FSV Frankfurt in Germany.

Awoniyi was previously linked with a move to Dutch second division side Fortuna, but the former Flying Eagles forward opted for a move to Belgium.

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Nigerian striker joins Belgian giants from Liverpool on season long loan

Taiwo Awoniyi (photo: Liverpool FC)

He however becomes the ninth Nigerian player who will be featuring in the Belgian Jupiler league this coming season.

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Nigerian players already with Belgian clubs are Henry Onyekuru, Moses Simon, Anderson Esiti, Samuel Kalu, Uche Agbo, Kingsley Madu, Joseph Akpala and Christian Osaguona.

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Source: Naija.ng

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