According to reports, Liverpool have completed the signing of highly rated Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi, who is set to undergo a medical at Anfield and sign a professional contract after turning 18 Wednesday.
“Liverpool have reportedly completed the signing of 17-year-old Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi.”
— chambers (@chamberlainusoh) August 12, 2015
The 18 year old is expected to be loan to a club in either Belgium or Holland to gain first-team experience. The youngster, who currently plies his trade with Imperial Soccer Academy, was understood to be a target for Manchester City, having impressed at the U20 World Cup in New Zealand.
Taiwo Awoniyi will most likely be loaned out to Heerenveen after the striker signs a long term deal with Liverpool. pic.twitter.com/4vDGj9qQJd
— Football Naija (@Football_Naija) August 13, 2015