Arsenal starlet Chuba Akpom is set to complete a loan move to Championship side Norwich City until the end of the season, according to the Metro.
Akpom burst onto the scene this season after dominating games in the development squads over the past 18 months.
He was subsequently handed a new four-year contract in January.
Since then, however, game time has become limited as we enter the most important period of the season, which means experienced players are inevitably preferred.
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It is therefore understandable that Akpom should be allowed to get some minutes under his belt at a team also entering a decisive period of their campaign.
Norwich are in the thick of the play-off positions, but are only three points off the top of the table and could yet win the league and secure automatic promotion. Akpom could boost their chances if he produces the performances we know he is capable of.
His loan move might, however, come at the expense of current loanee Yaya Sanogo, who has halted the development of Akpom since his arrival in 2013.
Currently struggling to get into the Crystal Palace team, a strong showing in the Championship from England U-20 star Akpom could finally prove to Wenger what many fans have already concluded – Sanogo should never be ahead of Akpom in the pecking order.