Transfer: Middlesbrough sign Akpom from Greek side

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On Saturday the Championship side Middlesbrough have announced the signing of Chuba Akpom from Greek Super League club PAOK Thessaloniki.

Akpom started his career with Premier League club Arsenal at the age of six and was promoted to the senior team in 2013.

The forward only featured for the Gunners four times in the English top-flight as he spent most of his time on loan, featuring for Brentford, Coventry City, Nottingham Forest, Hull City, Brighton & Hove Albion and Sint-Truiden.

Akpom left the Emirates Stadium permanently in the summer of 2018 to team up with PAOK and impressed during his time with the club.

He featured in more than 50 games for the Grek club, helping them to win the Super League and Cup titles.

The forward has played for England at youth levels but has revealed his desire to switch his allegiance to the Nigeria national team.

Akpom could make his debut for Middlesbrough when they face Queens Park Rangers on September 26.(Goal)

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