Taiwo Awoniyi Forward
D.O.B 12/8/97
Place of Birth Ilorin, Nigeria
D.O.B 12/8/97
Place of Birth Ilorin, Nigeria

Signed: 2015


Taiwo Awoniyi joined Liverpool in August 2015 after starring for Nigeria in the U17 World Cup two years earlier.

Since becoming a Red, the forward has enjoyed loan spells with FSV Mainz 05, FSV Frankfurt, NEC Nijmegen, Royal Excel Mouscron (twice) and KAA Gent. Awoniyi will spend the 2020-21 season on loan with Bundesliga club Union Berlin.

Awoniyi signed a new long-term contract with LFC in the summer of 2018 before going on to score 14 goals during 2018-19 while with Gent and Mouscron. 

Sent out to Mainz the following season to continue his development, the striker made 12 appearances in the Bundesliga, scoring one goal.