Dutch Coach Rates Liverpool Loanee Awoniyi As Best Teen Forward In Holland At The Moment


The form of on loan Liverpool forward Taiwo Awoniyi has earned him praises from the coach of his loan side NEC Nijmegen, where he has found the back of the net in a row in their last three games ‎.


It took a while for the 19 year old forward to get going in the Dutch League after joining NEC Nijmegen on a season long loan deal from Liverpool in the summer.

However he has picked up his form when it matters most for the Dutch side who are struggling to stay in the top division in the Netherlands via the play-offs.

Caretaker coach of the Dutch outfit Ron de Groot praised the forward as the best teen forward in Holland at the moment after the forward netted the third goal for his team in their 3-1 win over FC Emmen.

” He (Awoniyi) has a way of coming alive in the box, ahead of defenders who are supposed to keep an eye on him. He is to me the best teen striker in Holland based on current form. His quality has never been in doubt”, he said.

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” Liverpool won’t sign Awoniyi if he isn’t one for the future. It has always been in him to score goals, so what we are seeing now, it’s just the manifestation of his true quality “.

Ade Emmanuel