- Taiwo has scored just one goal for Mainz this term.
- However, their chiefs are impressed with his skills and attitude.
- They are waiting for the season to be completed to finally decide Awoniyi's future.
The Nigerian has registered just 11 appearances and one goal for the Bundesliga side this term. However, his attitude and progress have impressed the Mainz chiefs.
"I am very, very positive about him," Mainz sporting director Rouven Schroder says. "Taiwo never let himself down, always had his head up and the absolute will to improve was never negative. It is a symbol of how team sport works.
"We are in contact with Liverpool. We are now waiting for the last games. Then we'll see what the next steps are".