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Awoniyi signs for Liverpool, goes on loan

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have announced the signing of Nigerian forward, , who will immediately head out on loan to FSV Frankfurt.

The 18-year-old, who joins the Reds having previously represented Imperial Academy in Nigeria, is to spend the rest of the season on loan with the second-division German side.

paid around £400,000 for Awoniyi’s services, according to the Press Association.

He told the club’s official , “This is the club in the world and I’m privileged to be here.

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“I’ll try to develop myself very well so that when I come back to I’ll be able to add value to the team.

“When I’m in the red shirt, I will always give my very best to make the fans happy.”

Awoniyi is a current Nigeria under-23 international. He has also played for the country at the Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups, and earned a call-up to the senior Nigeria squad in 2013.

The news of his signing comes on the same day that three players left .

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