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Chuba Akpom Nigerian-born forward eager for more playing time at Arsenal

Akpom started in Arsenal’s English Football League Cup 4-0 thrashing away at Nottingham Forest on Tuesday, September 20.

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Chuba Akpom play Chuba Akpom wants more playing time at Arsenal (Getty Images )
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After his first start this season at Arsenal, Nigerian-born forward Chuba Akpom is eager for more playing time.

Akpom started in Arsenal’s English Football League Cup 4-0 thrashing away at Nottingham Forest on Tuesday, September 20.

Chuba Akpom play Chuba Akpom impressed as Arsenal beat Nottingham Forest in the EFL Cup (CameraSport via Getty Images)

 

The 20-year-old who impressed in the win is eager to get more actions for Arsenal and don’t even mind playing in goal to ensure that.

"I think right now I’d play anywhere, I’d play in goal just to get minutes, just to be involved in the team. I didn’t mind playing on the wing," Akpom told Arsenal Player magazine after the match.

"I’ll play anywhere the boss wants me to play, but against Nottingham Forest, it was still an attacking position and I just tried to be as much of a threat as I could.

Chuba Akpom and Lucas Perez play Chuba Akpom celebrates with Lucas Perez during the game (Getty Images )

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"Hopefully, more games and more minutes. The feeling of just going out there with an Arsenal top on and just playing is the best feeling and that’s the feeling that I want to have, so I’ve just got to keep working hard in training and keep working hard to just get out there and get as many minutes as I can.”

Arsenal’s next fixture is a Premier League clash with Chelsea on Saturday, September 24.

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