Arsenal Product Akpom Makes Champions League Debut In Front Of Man Utd, Southampton, Watford Scouts
Published: August 22, 2018
Arsenal Product Akpom Makes Champions League Debut In Front Of Man Utd, Southampton, Watford Scouts
Arsenal product Chuba Akpom has made his Champions League debut for his new Greek club.

The Nigerian striker was introduced as a substitute in the 87th minute as PAOK Thessaloniki FC registered a 1-1 draw against Benfica in the Champions League playoffs on Tuesday night.

Prior to yesterday's game at Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Akpom was a non-playing substitute in both legs of the third qualifying round against Spartak Moscow.

Scouts in Attendance has tweeted that representatives from English clubs Manchester United, Watford, Brighton & Hove and Southampton were amongst the 44,084 spectators at the stadium, and it is clear they were on a scouting mission.

Bayern Munich, Eintracht Frankfurt, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Olympiakos and Montpellier HSC talent spotters were also sighted in the stands.

Akpom ended his sixteen-year association with Arsenal after penning a three-year contract with PAOK this month.

Ifeanyi Emmanuel

Photo Credit : paokfc.gr
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