by Nia Griffiths

Our youth squad returned to training on Saturday, with the seniors excepted to start returning on Monday.

The official Arsenal site released a series of pictures of our reserve squad – wearing our shiny, new training kit – having what was probably a pretty tough training session after weeks out.

19-year-old Chuba Akpom also took to his Instagram to post a short snippet of his first day back with the caption: “great sesh with @jamie_velocity today, mentality is everything.”

Chuba Akpom Arsenal
Chuba Akpom for Arsenal (via Google)

The forward managed to get seven games for the first team last season and I’m sure his ambition will allow him to improve on this number during the next.

https://instagram.com/p/4uChuVHyUu/?taken-by=cakpom

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