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CHUBA AKPOM
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UPDATED 09:32 31st January 2017


Chuba Akpom arrived at Brighton & Hove Albion on a loan deal from Arsenal in January 2017 until the end of the season.

Akpom has previously been on loan with Hull City, where he helped the Tigers win promotion last season with seven goals from 22 starts - and has also had brief loan spells with Brentford, Coventry City and Nottingham Forest.
 
Highly regarded at Arsenal, he has made one start and nine substitute appearances for Arsene Wenger in the senior side, featuring in the Premier League, FA Cup and EFL Cup.
 
Born in Canning Town, Akpom has been with the Gunners since the age of six. He's also represented England at every age level from under-15, and scored three goals in four games for the under-21s.

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