The 23-year-old enjoyed a mixed spell in the Bundesliga, alongside fellow Reds loan star Loris Karius, scoring five goals and registering four assists in 22 appearances.
Having struggling to obtain a work permit previously in order to feature for the Anfield club, Awoniyi is now eligible to qualify and would in theory be available to play for Jurgen Klopp’s side next season.
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Liverpool are certainly on the lookout for additional striking options this summer – but it’s unlikely Awoniyi will make the grade at this juncture.
Operating almost solely as a focal point in attack, the Nigerian doesn’t have the versatility or attributes Klopp likes in a forward.
Valued at £4.05million, the Reds would welcome the mooted £8-10million cash influx towards their own transfer activity this summer.