Nigerian forward, Taiwo Awoniyi will not play competitive football for the rest of the season following a thigh injury.

The 20-year-old is on loan at Royal Excel Mouscron from English Premier League club, Liverpool.

Awoniyi will play no part in his side’s remaining Belgian First Division A Europa League play-off games.

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Top Belgian football expert John Chapman tweetedvia his handle @BelgoFoot: “Taiwo Awoniyi, Mouscron’s Nigerian striker on loan from Liverpool will miss the rest of the season due to thigh injury. #lfc.”

The former Golden Eaglets striker had scored twice in four Belgian play-offs games for Royal Excel Mouscron prior to this setback.

In all, Awoniyi has scored 10 goals in 31 appearances while providing seven assists.

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