Arsenal are planning to send Chuba Akpom out on loan when the transfer window reopens in January, according to the Daily Mirror.
Arsene Wenger is keen for the 21-year-old to experience more playing time and is expecting plenty of offers for the young striker.
Fulham and Cardiff are both reportedly interested and will be joined by Brentford, where Akpom has previously enjoyed a loan spell.
Akpom spent a successful season out on loan last season with Hull City, helping the Tigers win promotion to the Premier League with a play-off final victory over Sheffield Wednesday at Wembley.
The striker is currently out of action with a back injury picked up in September and is reportedly making good progress although there is no exact date set for his comeback.
Despite now being part of the first-team squad, Akpom has made just one appearance this season in the EFL Cup win over Nottingham Forest, playing 83 minutes of the 4-0 victory.
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Certainly Akpom’s chances of further first-team action look slim this season with Alexis Sanchez’s form having relegated Olivier Giroud to the bench and with Lucas Perez and Danny Welbeck, both due to return from injury soon to provide further competition in attack.
However Akpom, who has been with the Gunners since he was a boy, has been tipped as the next youngster to break into the Arsenal first-team by Alex Iwobi.