37. Chuba Akpom

Now regarded as one of the club’s brightest prospects, Chuba enjoyed an outstanding 2012/13 campaign during which he established himself as the first choice striker for the U21s during his first season as a scholar.

The youngster’s good form also saw him make the first-team bench for the Champions League trip to Olympiacos, whilst he also received international recognition, being propelled into the U19 set-up for England.

The Hale End product, who is extremely skilful, made his debut for the U18s as a schoolboy and was expected to continue at that level last season, but, instead, was entrusted as a regular for the U21s, off the back of some impressive showings in pre-season.

He scored with regularity throughout the campaign, reaching double figures for the second-string, which included six goals in four games between February and March.

The striker may be in line to make his first-team debut this season, and, in the mean-time, is expected to continue to feature for the U21s.

Red= primary position, Yellow= secondary positions
Red= primary position, Yellow= secondary positions

7 thoughts on “37. Chuba Akpom

    D.Star said:
    June 26, 2011 at 1:53 pm

    Quality player one for the future look out for him

    Lake said:
    July 1, 2011 at 11:59 am

    I have seen this boy play many times. He has the physical attributes of a striker, tall, quick and full of tricks. Gives defenders a hard time on the pitch and also scores good goals. I’m sure he’ll be adapt well in the U18’s come September.

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    Jerryodiks said:
    March 25, 2013 at 9:05 am

    Hopefully he’d represent the Super Eagles of Nigeria in future *fingers crossed*

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    MERTE said:
    July 8, 2013 at 6:08 pm

    A great prospect who could be one of the best ST’s in the world when older.

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