Report: Liverpool want £10 million for Taiwo Awoniyi

Taiwo Awoniyi pictured during the second leg of the third qualifying round of the Uefa Europa League match between Kaa Gent and Jagiellonia Bialystok at Ghelamco Arena on August 16, 2018...

Liverpool are looking for a hefty fee for a player who has never played for the club.

Taiwo Awoniyi and Ivan Runje fight for the ball during the second leg of the third qualifying round of the Uefa Europa League match between Kaa Gent and Jagiellonia Bialystok at Ghelamco...

Liverpool are open to selling Taiwo Awoniyi this summer and hope to receive a £10 million fee, report the Liverpool Echo.

This would be quite a coup, considering Awoniyi is a player most opposition fans and even the more casual Liverpool supporter will not have heard of.

 

The Reds signed Awoniyi in 2015, but work permit issues have prevented him from playing for the club.

Liverpool have since sent him on loan to FSV Frankfurt, NEC, Royal Mouscron and Gent.

Now in his second stint at Mouscron, Awoniyi has scored 12 goals in 37 appearances for the Belgian side this season.

Taiwo Awoniyi pictured during the second leg of the third qualifying round of the Uefa Europa League match between Kaa Gent and Jagiellonia Bialystok at Ghelamco Arena on August 16, 2018...

Now 21, it is a sensible time for Liverpool to assess his future.

The standard in Liverpool's first team is elite, and Awoniyi would not have a lot of chance of featuring regularly at Liverpool.

Getting £10 million would be excellent business if the Reds can find a buyer.

Taiwo Awoniyi pictured during the first leg of the Uefa Europa League play-off match between Kaa Gent and Girondins de Bordeaux on August 23, 2018 in Gent, Belgium.

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