English Premiership team, Liverpool, are on the verge of securing the services of young Nigerian star Taiwo Awoniyi according to a report in express.co.uk.
At 17, Awoniyi has been creating waves at Under-23 level for Nigeria and it can now be confirmed that the young striker is set to join Liverpool.
Confirming the move a spokesman for the Nigeria FA, Timi Ebikagboro, revealed that Awoniyi will be missing next month’s All African Games for the Nigerian Under-23’s as he is set to travel to England to sign a deal with Liverpool.
Ebikagboro said, “Awoniyi will leave this week for England to sign his contract with Liverpool. That is why he is not here training with us for the All Africa Games.”