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Taiwo Awoniyi
« on: August 14, 2021, 04:40:15 pm »
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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2021, 04:48:55 pm »
lovely, nice start for him there
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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2021, 11:22:32 am »
Saw that goal, brilliant finish. Hopefully he makes a nice career for himself at Union who clearly had enough faith in him to paid a club-record fee for him.

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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2021, 05:43:01 pm »
Union are playing their Europa conference league play-off today, and Taiwo has got 2 goals so far. They are playing KuPS in Helsinki.
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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2021, 06:24:52 pm »
Union are playing their Europa conference league play-off today, and Taiwo has got 2 goals so far. They are playing KuPS in Helsinki.

KuPs?

Is there a sitting down bonus? Saucer card? What if they draw the full cup - automatic win?

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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2021, 03:57:31 pm »
He can’t stop scoring, another today. Cool that he’s found himself a home after all the loans!
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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2021, 07:02:34 pm »
Scored winner again today something like 6 goals in 6 games, his on fire atm

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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2021, 01:21:58 am »
how many games did he play for lfc?

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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #8 on: September 1, 2021, 11:02:43 am »
Really nice to see him find a permanent home, first player for Union to score on the first three matches of a Bundesliga season. Him and Kruse are forming a magnificent partnership.

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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #9 on: September 1, 2021, 12:12:20 pm »
Scored winner again today something like 6 goals in 6 games, his on fire atm

Has the attributes to carve a good career for himself in BuLi. One to watch.
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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #10 on: September 1, 2021, 02:14:15 pm »
how many games did he play for lfc?

don’t think he did play, they couldn’t get him a work permit for the majority of his time here.

Has the attributes to carve a good career for himself in BuLi. One to watch.

If he carries on impressing, then you can guarantee the next level up of Buli teams will be after him. Union are doing well for themselves of course, but they are still one of the smallest Buli clubs along with the likes of Arminia Bielefeld, Mainz 05 and Greuther Fürth. So there’s a fair few clubs who could be sniffing around soon enough!

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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #11 on: September 1, 2021, 03:17:03 pm »
don’t think he did play, they couldn’t get him a work permit for the majority of his time here.

If he carries on impressing, then you can guarantee the next level up of Buli teams will be after him. Union are doing well for themselves of course, but they are still one of the smallest Buli clubs along with the likes of Arminia Bielefeld, Mainz 05 and Greuther Fürth. So there’s a fair few clubs who could be sniffing around soon enough!

If he keeps banging them in I would not be surprised to see Leverkusen make a play for him should Schick leave at season’s end.

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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #12 on: October 3, 2021, 04:04:40 pm »
Another 2 today.
Both the same goal pretty much, using good strength and his pace and finishing well.

If he carries on like this, Union will be getting some very good offers for him.
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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #13 on: October 3, 2021, 04:07:30 pm »
Do we have a buyback clause?
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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #14 on: October 3, 2021, 04:10:16 pm »
Do we have a buyback clause?

I think there is a 10% sell on.
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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #16 on: October 6, 2021, 08:10:52 am »
8 goals and 2 assists in 12 games for them is excellent

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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #17 on: October 6, 2021, 08:40:56 am »
Did he qualify for a work permit by the time he was sold? I've not seen a second of him but checked wiki and he had a couple of double figure goal seasons in Belgiums top league. Seems like he pretty decent at putting the ball in the net. Long may it continue for him

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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #18 on: October 6, 2021, 10:49:52 am »
8 goals and 2 assists in 12 games for them is excellent

Not only that but he opens up space for his teammates, him and Kruse are carving up teams. Hope he keeps it up, really good to see him doing well.

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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #19 on: October 6, 2021, 07:00:27 pm »
Did he qualify for a work permit by the time he was sold? I've not seen a second of him but checked wiki and he had a couple of double figure goal seasons in Belgiums top league. Seems like he pretty decent at putting the ball in the net. Long may it continue for him

He got his work permit a little while before we sold him iirc.

He's a good striker, whether he's the level we need remains to be seen but there has been hype around him for quite some time. Hope he has a really good career, he seems a nice enough lad and determined to do well. Strong quick lad and he can finish, obviously still a lot of room for improvement but he's putting up really good numbers and I think it no longer being a loan is helping him to be honest, he kept stating how he wanted to be settled

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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #20 on: October 17, 2021, 09:11:49 am »
Grabbed another yesterday, on 9 for the season. Good to see him in such good form

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« Reply #21 on: October 17, 2021, 09:58:42 am »
He got his work permit a little while before we sold him iirc.

He's a good striker, whether he's the level we need remains to be seen but there has been hype around him for quite some time. Hope he has a really good career, he seems a nice enough lad and determined to do well. Strong quick lad and he can finish, obviously still a lot of room for improvement but he's putting up really good numbers and I think it no longer being a loan is helping him to be honest, he kept stating how he wanted to be settled

I think if he was homegrown we may well have kept him but we had an over supply of non-homegrown players and needed to shift some.

As it turned out we didn't sign anyone and had a spare non-homegrown place at the end of the summer so could have gave him a chance this season in the squad had we wanted.
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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #22 on: October 17, 2021, 10:17:46 am »
I think if he was homegrown we may well have kept him but we had an over supply of non-homegrown players and needed to shift some.

As it turned out we didn't sign anyone and had a spare non-homegrown place at the end of the summer so could have gave him a chance this season in the squad had we wanted.

How many games would he have got here though? I can see why a move was attractive to him.

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« Reply #23 on: October 17, 2021, 03:10:35 pm »
How many games would he have got here though? I can see why a move was attractive to him.

You can see why he'd move on. If he was homegrown we may have been more eager to either keep him or get better money at least, it seemed a good fee at the time, but looks a bargain now.
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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #24 on: October 17, 2021, 03:16:49 pm »
I love Fromola’s dedication to turning as many threads as possible into how Liverpool messed something up by not signing anyone, or in this case, by dreaming of what might have been had they not sold someone  ;D

Awoniyi has had about 294 loan moves in 5 years, he was desperate to be able to settle at a club and play regularly. He would have probobably played a couple games and 1 or 2 sub appereances here if lucky.
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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #25 on: October 22, 2021, 03:13:17 pm »
Grabbed another yesterday, on 9 for the season. Good to see him in such good form

10 goals in 14 matches and made his Nigerian debut during the break, so happy that he’s found a club where he can play regularly and flourish.

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« Reply #26 on: October 25, 2021, 02:45:02 am »
Scored another today, on fire
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« Reply #27 on: October 25, 2021, 01:57:39 pm »
Scored another today, on fire

Was a great finish with his weaker foot from outside the box, he’s scoring all types of goals this season.

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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #28 on: October 25, 2021, 03:51:17 pm »
Maybe we sold him a season too early. If we'd loaned him out again this season, we'd have been looking at £20m+ for him next summer after the terrific start he's had to the season. 

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« Reply #29 on: October 25, 2021, 03:58:52 pm »
Only risk is that a loan player, usually, does not get the same treatment in terms of minutes and position within the teams hierarchy to be allowed to flourish the way Awoniyi has this year.

He may have done anyway, but I think this level of performance comes from being treated as a key part of the team, not just now but for future years.

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« Reply #30 on: October 25, 2021, 04:36:03 pm »
Was a great finish with his weaker foot from outside the box, he’s scoring all types of goals this season.

Cheers, yea, he looks powerful as hell but also has all the skills. Fun player
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« Reply #31 on: October 25, 2021, 10:51:22 pm »
Only risk is that a loan player, usually, does not get the same treatment in terms of minutes and position within the teams hierarchy to be allowed to flourish the way Awoniyi has this year.

He may have done anyway, but I think this level of performance comes from being treated as a key part of the team, not just now but for future years.

this is the thing, if he wasn’t sold, who knows where he’d have gone on loan and how he’d have done. Maybe Union would have moved onto the next target as they where keen to get a signing done.   

It will be interesting to see how he does over the season, he was a regular starter last seaon at Union, and he had a purple patch where he scored all his goals, then didn’t score for the rest of the season - and also suffered an injury that kept him out a few weeks. This is why their fans where nervous about paying what was for their club a huge fee.  But now of course, they are happy with how things are going so far. If he keeps this up all season, then yes, there will be a couple clubs sniffing around!
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« Reply #32 on: November 21, 2021, 06:16:01 am »
Scored yet again, and Union up to 5th. Good for him
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« Reply #33 on: November 22, 2021, 10:03:42 am »
Looking more and more like the one who got away. Better than Divock?
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« Reply #34 on: November 22, 2021, 04:54:47 pm »
Looking more and more like the one who got away. Better than Divock?

Frustrating when we ended up getting nobody in, so we didn't need the money or the non-homegrown slot in the end.
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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #35 on: November 23, 2021, 02:34:12 pm »
The thing is, he’s doing great but he’s getting the minutes to perform which is great for him but I don’t think it would really translate here. It’s hard to play your way into form with the odd cup game and 10-15 minutes or less here and there, especially as a striker

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« Reply #36 on: November 23, 2021, 08:53:44 pm »
The thing is, he’s doing great but he’s getting the minutes to perform which is great for him but I don’t think it would really translate here. It’s hard to play your way into form with the odd cup game and 10-15 minutes or less here and there, especially as a striker

Yep this exactly.

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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #37 on: December 3, 2021, 09:36:26 pm »
Nkunku scored again tonight, although Leipzig lost 2-1. There are some highly rated players in the Bundesliga.
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« Reply #38 on: December 4, 2021, 01:58:23 am »
Scored again, this time against Leipzig in a 2-1 win.
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Re: Taiwo Awoniyi
« Reply #39 on: December 4, 2021, 04:50:14 am »
knew theres a decent player in him somewhere once he settled down.

hope edwards include some sell on clause for him. Think he could go for some decent amount when he decides to step up to a bigger club.