Liverpool have confirmed that their striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, has left the club to join Union Berlin on loan ahead of the Reds’ Premier League clash with Chelsea on Sunday evening at the Stamford Bridge.
Awoniyi had previously signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool in the summer of 2018, having moved to Anfield three years earlier.
Liverpool stated this in a statement via the club’s official website on Saturday night.
The statement read in part: “Liverpool striker Taiwo Awoniyi has joined Bundesliga side Union Berlin on loan for 2020-21.
“The 23-year-old is set to spend the duration of the season in Germany after a switch was agreed between the clubs on Saturday.
“It represents a second successive campaign in the Bundesliga for the Nigerian, who made 12 appearances in the division for FSV Mainz 05 last term and scored one goal.”
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