The striker had reportedly been targeted by Liverpool amongst others…Young Arsneal striker Chuba Akpom had signed a four and a half year deal at Arsenal keeping interest from a host of top European clubs at bay according to CaughtOffside.
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There had been some doubts about whether the 19-year-old would sign a new deal as a result of his lack of Gunners first-team chances and it was thought he could seek appearances elsewhere so Arsene Wenger is likely to be happy he has finally put pen to paper.
It now appears that opportunities in the first 11 could be on the horizon for the young striker having had an impressive cameo from the bench in the Aston Villa home win where he won a penalty.
The striker who is well thought of at the Emirates has an impressive turn of pace despite a hefty physique and having been on loan at both Brentford and Coventry has competitive experience.
He has been with Arsenal since the age of seven and now looks like he could make his permanent first team bow.