Chuba Akpom Player eyes long-term Arsenal stay

Akpom who joined Arsenal when he was six, says he has enjoyed his time at the club and hopes for a long-term stay with the Gunners.

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Chuba Akpom play Chuba Akpom is eyeing a long-term stay at Arsenal (Getty Images)
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Nigerian born British youngster Chuba Akpom hopes he is given the opportunity to remain at Arsenal for a long time.

Akpom who joined Arsenal when he was six, says he has enjoyed his time at the club and hopes for a long-term stay with the Gunners.

Nigerian-born Chuba Akpom taking Etihad by storm play Chuba Akpom joined Arsenal when he was just six

 

“I played football with my friends on the street before signing for Arsenal. It has been fun so far and hopefully it can go longer,” the 20-year-old told Pulse TV in an interview.

Chuba Akpom play Chuba Akpom was at the Pulse TV studios for an interview (Pulse )

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The forward revealed that he was five when he started playing football, but just for fun.

I started when I was five, just for fun, playing with my dad in the park,” he said.  

As I got older, I started to get serious and I began to think I could have a career in professional football.

He joined a local team in East London where Arsenal scouts saw him.

Chuba Akpom play Chuba Akpom says he started playing football as fun before it got serious (Pulse )

 

I had a few training sessions and they wanted to sign me and I’ve been there ever since,” he said. 

  play Chuba Akpom spent last season on loan at Hull City where he scored seven goals (Instagram)

Akpom spent last season at Hull City where he scored seven goals as the Tigers got promoted to the Premier League.

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