Ex-Arsenal striker Akpom set to return to England

first_imgFormer Arsenal starlet, Chuba Akpom, is reportedly set to return to England to join Neil Warnock’s Middlesbrough. The 24-year-old has been in impressive form since joining Greek giants PAOK from the Gunners in 2018. Former England Under-21s forward Akpom starred last night as his side defeated Benfica in the Champions League qualifying stages. But despite just needing to overcome Russian club Krasnodar to seal a place in the group stages, PAOK are believed to be willing to let him go. And reports in Greece claim a deal has already been agreed between them and the Championship side. Warnock is desperate to bring in two new strikers to bolster his attack at the Riverside. Earlier this week he revealed his hopes of making a breakthrough in the transfer market, with Akpom now believed to be the top target. The experienced manager said: “I think the lad is looking forward to it.Advertisement Loading… “It’s just a matter of ironing things out when they (his club) are going to agree to let him go. They’ve had some games. read also:Turkish club Besiktas agree N905m fee for Nigerian striker “We’re still optimistic. Neil [Bausor] has been working on it every day for the last three weeks, so it would be a blow if we didn’t get him.” Akpom made 12 appearances for Arsenal after coming through the ranks in North London and has already had a taste of the Championship. He has spent time on loan at Brentford, Nottingham Forest and Hull as well as stints with Coventry and Brighton. The ace has scored 14 goals in 28 league starts for PAOK and helped them to the double. It remains to be seen whether he could make his debut against Bournemouth on Saturday, a fixture given the green light to allow 1,000 fans in to watch. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Promoted Content6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty PennyPink Pineapples Exist – In Case You Didn’t KnowWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?10 Hyper-Realistic 3D Street Art By OdeithWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right Now8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthThis Is Hachi, And He’s The Happiest Dog On InstagramBest Car Manufacturers In The Worldlast_img

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