Arsenal rookie Chuba Akpom has joined English Championship side, Hull City on a season long loan.

The youngster was impressive in the Gunners’ tour to Asia, and got a hat trick against Singapore X1 in his side’s 4-0 victory.

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Though, he has expressed his intention to stay with the Emirates Stadium giants but manager Arsene Wenger feels it would be best if he joins the Tigers – where he could get regular playing time, as he falls down the pecking order behind Oliver Giroud, Danny Welbeck and Theo Walcott in the attack.

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Should he impress Steve Bruce, he is likely to be handed a permanent deal with Hull City.

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He was loaned to Nottingham Forest last season and was capped for seven times with no goal to show for it.

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