Nottingham Forest is back in the Premiership after a long wait of 25 years. The club has made it back to the Premier League, subsequently, they are looking to make an impact in the premiership. Several outlets have reported that Nottingham Forest is interested in signing Taiwo Awoniyi from Union Berlin.
Nottingham Forest- A club that fell from grace
Nottingham Forest is a club drenched in history. Earlier, It has had its fair share of success. In their glory days, they competed with the top teams in Europe. They simultaneously dominated English and world football under their legendary manager Brian Clough. Clough managed Nottingham for 18 years and won them many accolades. Some of the accolades include one League title, two FA Cups, four League Cups, one FA Charity Shield, two European Cups, and one UEFA Super Cup
However, the glory days are long gone. Nottingham forest faced relegation in 1997. They also slipped to the third division in 2004-05. And with that, they became the first club with a European trophy to slip back to the third division.
Nottingham’s return to the Premier League.
If Nottingham is going to compete with the clubs in the Premier League, they are going to need some serious firepower. And to do this, they are looking at Taiwo Awoniyi. Awoniyi is a forward who plays for Union Berlin.
Awoniyi has had an amazing campaign in the Bundesliga. The Nigerian striker was one of the top forwards in the league. He scored 15 goals in 31 league games. Moreover, Awoniyi also has two assists to his name.
Awoniyi and his love for Premier League.
Taiwo Awoniyi has always had a desire to play in the Premier League. He joined Union Beri on loan from Liverpool. And now, Get German Football News reports that Nottingham forest wants Awoniyi to join them in their campaign.
According to Sky Germany Union Berlin will consider selling if they get an offer in the region of € 20 million. The Reds can match this offer comfortably. They made €198million from gaining promotion through the Championship playoffs.
Nottingham Forest has returned to the premier league after a long wait. Therefore, the fans would be hoping for a display worthy of a Premier League club. Awoniyi has the potential to help Nottingham Forest achieve this. He is deadly cool and calm in front of the goal. And his physicality is also wonderful