PAOK SALONIKA host Chelsea to kick off their Europa League marketing campaign.
And whereas they don’t seem to be anticipated hassle the English outfit, they’ve a former Premier League striker of their midst in Chuba Akpom.
Why is Chuba Akpom taking part in for PAOK?
The 22-year-old Londoner is seeking to get his profession again on monitor after years of stalling.
Akpom joined the Greek outfit in August, making his debut off the bench in a house win towards Asteras Tripolis.
He was as soon as towards used in its place of their 1-Zero victory over Panionios within the Greek Tremendous League.
The previous England youth worldwide was concerned in each legs of their Champions League qualifying defeat to Benfica final month.
When did Chuba Akpom go away Arsenal?
Akpom joined the Gunners on the age of six, rising by their ranks and making his aggressive debut in September 2013 in a Premier League encounter with Sunderland.
However he managed simply three extra appearances within the English top-flight, earlier than being allowed to maneuver to Greece on a free switch in the summertime.
Since turning skilled at Arsenal, Akpom had mortgage spells at six golf equipment, together with Brentford, Nottingham Forest, Hull Metropolis and Brighton – however failed to determine himself as a daily.