Day: October 24, 2019
Chuba Akpom was born in 1995. He is an English footballer of professional level. He plays as a striker for Greek club. He has been a player of England ay youth international levels.
He was only six years old when Akpom joined Arsenal. At the age of 15, he appeared for Arsenal under18. He started his professional career when he signed a contract with Arsenal. He was only 17 when he signed his first contract. He was included into Arsenal senior squad in December 2012. He was an unused substitute there. He was the team member for Arsenal’s Asia tour squad. He led the team to victory against Indonesia team. He also helps in winning the final game against Urawa red diamonds. He performed well in the premier league and won over Sunderland in 2013. He was a substitute for the injured player. He also played a league cup.
There were reports of an upcoming contract between Brantford and Akpom. They wanted to sign him on loan. The loan was in doubt with the injury of two Arsenal strikers. It was completed in January. They signed Akpom for a month. According to the manager “Chuba is strong and quick with a perfect first touch. He is greedy and enjoys scoring goals. It is firth loan spell, and league one is tough. He may take some time to adapt. It is an excellent jump for Under21 football.
The illness was the reason for missing his first loan match. The manager was of the view that Akpom will have to work very hard and make his place. He could not do well, and his loan spell was ended. He returned to Arsenal.
In 2014, Akpom was taken by league one side Coventry City on loan. There was an agreement that he would rejoin Arsenal squad for games in the FA youth cup and UEFA youth league during the loan. He appeared in six matches.
Return to Arsenal
He scored well for Arsenal in under 21 premier leagues. He made his first senior appearance in the same year in the league cup. He also earned his first premier league appearance in 2015. He AGAIN SIGNED A new four and a half year contract with Arsenal leaving aside the rumors of his interests in several other clubs across Europe.
He played a lot of international matches; he made his debut for England under16s in a game against Slovenia. He also took part in under 17 matches. Overall he performed well and gave a lot of victories to his team. Akpom is of Nigerian descent, and he is eligible to represent Nigeria. In 2016, it was said that the Nigerian Football Federation is approaching him.
Chuba Amechi Akpom has seen a lot of ups and downs in this career. He is a selling player. He has a lot of honors, awards and victories. He is still a star footballer and may grab further victories. He has joined a lot of team squads and clubs.