Newcastle United and England legend Alan Shearer has included Nottingham Forest striker Taiwo Awoniyi in his Premier League Team of the Week following the conclusion of the latest round of matches in the division.
Shearer rewarded the Nigeria international for his game-winning performance against his former employers Liverpool on Saturday afternoon.
Awoniyi made it three goals in as many starts at the City Ground as Nottingham Forest defeated Jurgen Klopp’s team 1-0.
In a 3-4-3 formation, Awóníyì was preferred to spearhead the attack of the team picked by Shearer.
Nottingham Forest head coach, Steve Cooper was also named as coach of the team after steering his side to a famous win.
The starting XI includes: Dean Henderson (Nottingham Forests); Seamus Coleman (Everton), Sven Botman (Newcastle United), James Tarkowski (Everton); Mohamed Elyounoussi (Southampton), Youri Tielemans (Leicester City), Casemiro (Manchester United), Leon Bailey (Aston Villa); Miguel Almirón (Newcastle United), Taiwo Awoniyi (Nottingham Forest) and Erling Haaland (Manchester City).