Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom is the latest young starlet in England to show off his freestyle ability with FFDTV after returning from a successful pre-season trip to Singapore.
The online channel aims to film the stars of tomorrow from around the country and challenge them to show off their skills in an open setting, and Akpom is the latest to deliver.
The 20-year-old scored a hat-trick against Singapore Select XI in our first pre-season game and was also given a run out against Everton for the final 20 minutes.
After a prolific few years with the U-21s followed by a brief loan spell at Nottingham Forrest at the back-end of last season, the time has arrived for Akpom to stake a claim for a first team chance.
The forward should just glance across the dressing room at Hector Bellerin, who was his teammate throughout the development squads, and gain inspiration from the Spaniard’s rise.
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Akpom does face stiff competition for a forward position, with the likes of Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and Danny Welbeck all vying for a starting slot.
With these kinds of tricks and lethal finishing however, Akopm stands a very good chance.