Taiwo Awoniyi signs new deal at Liverpool

Taiwo Awoniyi signs new deal at Liverpool

- Taiwo Awoniyi has signed a new deal at Premier League side Liverpool

- The club confirmed it on their official social media page

- He joined the Anfield based club in 2015 from Imperial Soccer Academy

Nigerian professional football star Taiwo Awoniyi has signed a new long term contract at Premier League campaigners Liverpool FC.

Awoniyi joined the Anfield based club from Imperial Soccer Academy in 2015 and prior to 2017-18 season, he was sent on loan twice at FSV Frankfurt and NEC Nijmegen.

The two stints in Germany and Netherlands ended in disappointments before his fine form in Belgium last season where he scored 10 goals for Royal Excel Mouscron.

The Premier League club confirmed the latest development about the 20-year-old Nigerian youngster on their official social media page.

“I feel excited and I feel very happy.

“It has been three years since I first came to Liverpool. So far, so good. The last year was the best for me, it has been an amazing year so far.

“I just have to keep working hard each year and I believe one day the dream will come true,'' Taiwo Awoniyi told Liverpool official website.

Taiwo Awoniyi started his football career on the street of Ilorin in Kwara state and went on to represent Nigeria at the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup winning the tournament scoring four goals during the competition.

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Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Liverpool striker Taiwo Awoniyi explained the pains he went through before signing for the Premier League side.

In an exclusive interview in his house in Ilorin, Taiwo Awoniyi revealed that he worked as a laborer at sites and bakeries before he could get money to buy kits.

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