Super Eagles Striker Taiwo Awoniyi Waves Goodbye to Union Berlin Teammates, Set for Medical With Top EPL Club

Super Eagles Striker Taiwo Awoniyi Waves Goodbye to Union Berlin Teammates, Set for Medical With Top EPL Club

  • Taiwo Awoniyi is reportedly poised to carry out a medical at Nottingham Forest as the striker is set for a return to the English Premier League
  • The Nigerian forward is said to be close to a £17.5million move to Nottingham Forest as the promoted side are willing to trigger his release clause
  • Awoniyi scored 20 goals in 43 appearances in all competitions last campaign in the Bundesliga, attracting the attention of several sides around Europe

Super Eagles striker, Taiwo Awoniyi is set to complete a £17.5million move to English Premier League new boys Nottingham Forest in the coming days.

Awoniyi is set to return to the English Premier League after leaving Liverpool permanently in 2021 without making an appearance for the Reds in the competition.

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Super Eagles Striker Taiwo Awoniyi became the first man to score 14 Bundesliga goals for Union Berlin. Photo by Boris Streubel
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The 24-year-old is poised to undergo his medical with Nottingham Forest who are desperate to shatter their transfer record to sign the Nigerian forward Daily Mail reports.

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Awoniyi scored a total of 20 goals for the German side, Union Berlin in all competitions last season, and, became the first man to score 14 goals in the Bundesliga for the club.

The Super Eagles forward have started saying his goodbyes to his Union Berlin teammates as he is set to depart for England after two successful seasons with the Bundesliga side.

Dean Henderson agrees to join Nottingham Forest from Man United

Meanwhile, Dean Henderson will leave Manchester United this summer after agreeing to join Premier League new boys Nottingham Forest the UK Express reports.

Henderson will join Forest on loan after the Red Devils after they granted the request to remove an option to buy the goalkeeper from the deal.

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Henderson's move to the City Ground is expected to be confirmed in the coming days and will be United's seventh first-team departure of the summer.

Taiwo Awoniyi on fire, scores 12th Bundesliga goal for Union Berlin

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Taiwo Awoniyi was on target again in the German Bundesliga as Union Berlin continues its push to qualify for Europe.

The 24-year-old forward registered his 12th league goal of the season as Union Berlin defeated FC Cologne 1-0 on Friday, April 1st.

Awoniyi netted in the 49th minute to help Union Berlin secure the three points and end a run of three straight games without a win.

Source: SportsBrief.com