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Arsenal forward Chuba Akpom completes move to PAOK Salonika

Arsenal young forward, Chuba Akpom has left his boyhood club and to join Greek club PAOK Salonika on a three year permanent deal.

Upon his new move to the Greek side, the young forward has ended his 16-year stint at Emirates Stadium, since joining the club’s academy at the age of six.

Having spent years on a number on loan spells with the club, Akpom was unable to break into Arsenal’s first-team with several options upfront for the Gunners.

The 22-year-old, spent the second half of last season on loan to Belgium’s side Sint-Truiden and was able to afford 12 appearances for the Gunners before the retirement of Arsene Wenger came to place.

With Arsenal new manager Unai Emery showing no favour on the England-born forward, leaving him out of the pre-season squad tour in Singapore.

In his loan spells years, the English forward played a role in Brighton promotion to the Premier League back in 2017.

PAOK could compete in the Champions League next season as they have reached the third stage of the qualifying round following victory against Basel which will see Chuba Akpom feature in the Premier League.

PAOK Salonika will be taking on Spartak Moskva for the third round on Wednesday.

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