According to the Liverpool Echo, NEC Nijmegen are set to sign Liverpool striker Taiwo Awoniyi on loan.

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awoniyi livThe Nigerian joined Liverpool last summer but was immediately loaned to German second division side FSV Frankfurt, where he netted once in 14 appearances.

The 18-year-old is to be loaned out again this summer, with NEC set to beat Hadjuk Split, Tondela and a number of German clubs to the deal, according to the Liverpool Echo.

NEC have been looking for a new striker this summer and Awoniyi can fill the void left by top scorer Christian Santos, who left on a free to join Spanish side Alaves.

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