Tag: Chuba Akpom

Chuba Akpom celebrates with Middlesbrough (Photo via Akpom on Twitter)

Former Gunner scores on his debut for new club: Arsenal made £1.1m on him...

Chuba Akpom scored on his debut for Middlesbrough over the weekend, after netting Arsenal just over £1m through a sell-on clause.
Chuba Akpom during PAOK's 4-0 win over OFI Crete on Sunday 27th January 2019, via PAOKFC.gr

Arsenal to make a profit after Chuba Akpom joins Middlesbrough

Arsenal will make a small profit after Middlesbrough completed the signing of Chuba Akpom this weekend, due to a sell-on clause in his deal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01: Reiss Nelson of Arsenal runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Norwich City at Emirates Stadium on July 01, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Reiss Nelson becomes number one target for Champions League side

Besiktas have reportedly stepped up their pursuit of Reiss Nelson according to media in Turkey with their board making him their top priority.
Chuba Akpom during PAOK's 4-0 win over OFI Crete on Sunday 27th January 2019, via PAOKFC.gr

Former Gunner hits double figures for the season with another goal this weekend

Chuba Akpom converted an injury-time penalty for his 10th goal of the season on Saturday, his best tally in a single campaign for a senior side.
Chuba Akpom during PAOK's 4-0 win over OFI Crete on Sunday 27th January 2019, via PAOKFC.gr

Former Gunner explains his plan to get in the Nigeria national team

Chuba Akpom knows he needs to fight to get back into the PAOK starting lineup if he wants a chance to play for the Nigeria national team.
Chuba Akpom during PAOK's 4-0 win over OFI Crete on Sunday 27th January 2019, via PAOKFC.gr

David Ornstein confirms West Ham interest in ex-Arsenal striker

West Ham United are interested in bringing former Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom back to London, according to David Ornstein.
Chuba Akpom during PAOK's 4-0 win over OFI Crete on Sunday 27th January 2019, via PAOKFC.gr

Watch: Former Gunner scores overhead kick to win cup final and complete double

Chuba Akpom scored an overhead kick to win PAOK the Greek cup final over AEK Athens on Saturday, completing their league and cup double at the end of their unbeaten season.
Chuba Akpom during PAOK's 4-0 win over OFI Crete on Sunday 27th January 2019, via PAOKFC.gr

Former Gunner lifts league title with new club: Set for unbeaten season [Pictures]

Chuba Akpom has won the Greek Superleague with PAOK FC, and they're on for both the unbeaten season and a league and cup double.

Former Gunner admits conversation with Unai Emery convinced him to leave

Chuba Akpom has revealed how a conversation with Unai Emery convinced him to move on to PAOK last summer, even though he's still an Arsenal fan who watches every game.
Chuba Akpom during PAOK's 4-0 win over OFI Crete on Sunday 27th January 2019, via PAOKFC.gr

Former Gunner set to become 'invincible' in first season with new club

Chuba Akpom's new side PAOK are heading for the Greek Super League title, and they're set to win it without losing a single match if they can hold on for five more games.
Chuba Akpom during PAOK's 4-0 win over OFI Crete on Sunday 27th January 2019, via PAOKFC.gr

2 goals, 1 assist, MOTM performance: Former Gunner impressing with new club [Video]

Chuba Akpom is starting to really make his mark with new club PAOK in Greece, scoring two goals and assisting one in an impressive individual performance on Sunday.

Former Arsenal starlet says only those who understand football understand Arsenal 22-year-old

Chuba Akpom may have left Arsenal for a new adventure in Greece, but the former Academy star has been speaking about his former team mate, Alex Iwobi, in glowing terms.

Watch: Former Gunner's emotional celebration after scoring winning goal for new club

Chuba Akpom scored the winning goal for PAOK against AE Larissa last weekend, as he continues to push for starts with his new club.

Former Arsenal striker speaks after finally scoring his first goal for new club

Chuba Akpom scored his first goal in a competitive fixture for PAOK last weekend, and he's since spoken to the media about finally getting off the mark for his new club.

Arsenal's transfer window: 5 in 18 out - How much did Arsenal spend and...

In terms of arrivals, the summer window is shut for English clubs but they can still sell players until the end of the month.
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Arsenal forward pictured in new club’s shirt

Chuba Apom has already posed for photographs in his new PAOK shirt despite there being no confirmation of his move from either club.

Arsenal forward completes medical at new club: Announcement set for Thursday

Greek side PAOK FC are expected to announce the signing of Chuba Akpom on Thursday, after completing his medical, according to reports in the country.
Chuba Akpom set to leave Arsenal on loan

Arsenal striker agrees 3-year deal to leave, announcement imminent

PAOK are expecting to announce Chuba Akpom as an official player imminently after the forward arrived in the country on Monday.

Arsenal agree striker deal for 50% less than reported

Arsenal have reportedly agreed a deal to sell Chuba Akpom to PAOK rather than Sint-Truiden with reports in Greece claiming the fee is around 50% of that being reported in the UK.
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Arsenal forward set for surprise move

Chuba Akpom is reportedly close to a move to PAOK despite being expected to sign for Sint-Truiden.

Arsenal close to deal for 22-year-old 'great liberator'

Sint-Truiden are waiting for Chuba Akpom to arrive as the ‘great liberator’ according to a Belgian report following the side’s latest friendly that saw them lose 1-0 to Royal Excel Mouscron on Friday.
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Arsenal could sell 5 forwards before window closes

Arsenal could shift as many as five forwards from the club before the window closes at the end of August.
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Arsenal close in on £2m deal for forward

Arsenal are close to agreeing a deal that would see Chuba Akpom leave the club permanently after 16 years with the Gunners.

Two forgotten Arsenal forwards appear close to exits

Chuba Akpom and Joel Campbell don't appear to be in Unai Emery's plans for next season, despite many other fringe players getting pre-season chances.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Listed: The 18 Arsenal players back in training this week

A month and a half after the 2017/18 season came to an end, 18 Arsenal players return to training this week.

Final Ratings: All of Arsenal’s 15 loan moves in 2017/18

Now that the 2017/18 campaign has come to an end, let's take a look at how Arsenal's 15 loanees got on with their temporary clubs this season.

Video: Arsenal loan outcast scores again as run of form continues

Arsenal loanee Chuba Akpom scored in Sint-Truiden's 3-1 victory on Wednesday, as he starts to get a run of form going at the club.
Deportivo La Coruna's spanish forward Lucas Perez (R) vies with Atletico Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey during the Spanish league footbal match RC Deportivo de la Coruna vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Municipal de Riazor stadium in La Coruna on November 4, 2017. (MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

Rated: All 15 Arsenal loan moves this season

In total, Arsenal sent 15 players on loan this season between the summer and January windows, so let's take a look at how those spells are going for each of them.
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Arsenal striker fires back after English media misquote him

Chuba Akpom has taken to Twitter to deny the story circulating that he called Jack Wilshere the greatest English player of all time.
Deportivo La Coruna's spanish forward Lucas Perez (R) vies with Atletico Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey during the Spanish league footbal match RC Deportivo de la Coruna vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Municipal de Riazor stadium in La Coruna on November 4, 2017. (MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal forward finally ends 18-match goal drought

Lucas Perez and Chuba Akpom both scored this weekend, but only six of Arsenal's 15 loanees featured for their current clubs.
Deportivo La Coruna's spanish forward Lucas Perez (R) vies with Atletico Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey during the Spanish league footbal match RC Deportivo de la Coruna vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Municipal de Riazor stadium in La Coruna on November 4, 2017. (MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

Video: Arsenal loanee provides key assist

Lucas Perez provided an assist but added another game to his goal drought, as seven Arsenal loanees featured over the weekend.
SAN JOSE, CA - JULY 28: Joel Campbell #28 of Arsenal FC kicks the ball up field against the MLS All-Stars during the first half of the AT&T MLS All-Star Game at Avaya Stadium on July 28, 2016 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Great news: Arsenal forward listed in squad for first time since injury

Joel Campbell was named in Monday night's squad for Real Betis and Kelechi Nwakali scored an impressive brace, as eight Arsenal loanees featured this weekend.
Lille's French defender Fode Ballo-Toure (R) vies with Angers' French midfielder Jeff Reine Adelaide during the French L1 football match Lille vs Angers on February 24 2018 at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d'Ascq, northern france. ( / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUEN / Getty Images)

Arsenal forward's frustrating goal drought continues on loan

Jeff Reine-Adelaide made it two wins in two starts and Lucas Perez played his 14th match without a goal, as six Arsenal loanees featured over the weekend.
Brighton's Dutch midfielder Davy Propper (L) vies with Arsenal's German defender Shkodran Mustafi during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on March 4, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK /

16 players who should or could leave Arsenal this summer

Arsenal need more than a change of manager, they need to completely revamp their playing squad as well.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: Lucas Perez of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Arsenal defender returns from injury

Lucas Perez missed a penalty to make it 13 games without a goal and Ben Sheaf returned from injury for his first game with new loan club Stevenage, as nine Arsenal loanees featured over the weekend.

Deal for 22-year-old forward 'depends on Arsenal' says manager

The Belgian media are currently loving Chuba Akpom while he's on loan at Sint-Truiden and assistant coach, Chris O’Loughlin, is open to the 22-year-old staying for longer.

Spectacular goal by on-loan Arsenal youngster

Chuba Akpom scored the winner against Anderlecht and Lucas Perez's goal drought grew longer as Arsenal's loanees endured a mixed weekend.

Arsenal 22-year-old admits he needs to 'pick up the pace'

Chuba Akpom is keen to show the fans in Belgium what he can do, and says he knows he has to pick up the pace to succeed.

Assist, debut and first start but Arsenal loanees endure tough weekend

Kelechi Nwakali got an assist as MVV Maastricht won their first game since his return to the club while Jeff Reine-Adelaide made his Angers debut after his own January loan move.

Awful blow for Arsenal youngster as another 2 get debuts; Loan watch

Julio Pleguezuelo and Chuba Akpom made debuts for their new loan clubs over the weekend, as only two loanees played from start to finish.