Taiwo Awoniyi Joins Gent on loan from Liverpool


Belgium top division side Gent have secured the services of 20 year old Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi on a season long loan deal from English Premier League side Liverpool.

Awoniyi recently signed a new long term contract at Liverpool and the move to Gent is seen as the next step in his career with Liverpool keen on him playing more games to aid his development.

Monaco, Standard Liege, Anderlecht and Club Brugge were all in to secure the services of the Nigerian forward.

His goal tally of eleven goals for modest side Mouscron made top club to push for his loan signing but Gent have now secured him.

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