Club head coach Julian Nagelsmann told a news conference on Friday that Müller was not happy to be subbed off so early against Borussia Mönchengladbach last weekend.
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The 24-year-old international has joined Forest from Bundesliga side Union Berlin for a club record fee and is tied down to the Reds until the summer of 2027. He is Forest’s first signing of the summer, with Man United goalkeeper Dean Henderson, set to follow suit soon.
The Premier League newcomers broke their transfer record to sign Awoniyi from Union Berlin on Saturday, with Forest understood to have paid around £17m for the 24-year-old, who bagged 15 goals in 31 Bundesliga appearances last season.
The 24-year-old Nigerian has joined Steve Cooper’s side for £17.5 million and has signed a five-year contract.
The 24-year-old Awoniyi is linked with a move to promoted English Premier League club, Nottingham Forest.
The 24-year-old striker is expected to leave Union Berlin this summer with Nottingham Forest believed to be close to signing him.
Awoniyi scored 15 goals to help Union Berlin punch above their weight in the Bundesliga last season and is thought to have set his heart on a move to the Premier League, despite interest from RB Leipzig. He is expected cost about £17.5million (N9.2billion).
The 24 year-old Nigeria international was sold by Liverpool only last summer and his form has attracted interest from back in the Premier League.
They had an easy 4-0 home win over Union Berlin.
Awoniyi was on the books at Liverpool for several years, but never managed to play competitively in England due to work permit issues.
The FIFA Under 17 World Cup winner gave the assurance in a chat with NFF TV on Sunday.
The club said Awoniyi would play with Nigeria at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, scheduled for January 9 to February 6.
Bayern Munich crashed to their worst-ever Cup defeat and heaviest overall loss in 43 years in a 5-0 humiliation at Borussia Moenchengladbach.
Awoniyi, who recently completed a permanent transfer to Union Berlin from Liverpool, opened scoring in the sixth minute, before he grabbed his brace on 31 minutes as his German club ran away 4-0 winners at KuPs of Finland.
The striker is currently on loan at German Bundesliga side Union Berlin and a number of clubs, including the Hoops, are aware of his availability in the January window.
The result meant the champions held on to top spot ahead of RB Leipzig on goal difference
The Berlin outfit is the seventh club the Nigeria youth international would be joining on loan, having previously spent the last five years away from Merseyside.
Uwe Rosler’s side went into the match knowing victory would guarantee finishing third from bottom and securing the side a relegation playoff against the third team in the second tier.
Die Eisernen came into the game with their survival long secured, while for Die Fortunen, they needed to secure a win to keep their hopes of survival alive by securing the relegation/promotion play-off spot.
Newly promoted Bundesliga side, Union Berlin, have announced the capture of Nigeria international Anthony Ujah.