Premier League duo fight for Super Eagles-eligible striker Akpom on Loan

Nigeria Super Eagles prospect Chuba Akpom could return to the Premier League on loan.

Premier League clubs Everton and Luton Town are battling it out to sign Nigerian striker Chuba Akpom from Dutch giants Ajax on loan.

 Pulse Sports Nigeria can report that the former Arsenal youngster could make a sensational return to English football just six months after he left Championship side Middlesbrough

Nigeria’s Chuba Akpom answered an important call from Ajax Amsterdam to help them remain in Europe against Athens.

Chuba Akpom sends message to Peseiro with sweet strike to help Ajax avoid defeat

Chuba Akpom came off the bench to lead the comeback charge for Ajax but in the end they had to settle for a frustrating 2-2 draw against Almere City.

Akpom to return to the Premier League

Ajax made a move for the forward after scoring 29 league goals for Boro in the Championship to fire the club to the Playoffs.

However, the 28-year-old has found regular minutes hard to come by in Amsterdam following his high-profile move. 

Chuba Akpom celebrate one of his goals for Ajax. (Photo Credit: Ajax/X)

Despite scoring five goals, Akpom has only managed just five starts in 20 matches across competitions for his Dutch club in the current season. 

With game time hard to come by, the former Gunner could be set for a lifeline following the interest of Everton and Luton per Team Talk.

Everton boss Sean Dyche is looking to add more goals to his team.

The Toffees and Luton are reportedly exploring the possibility of a loan move for the talented versatile forward who is still eligible to play for Nigeria Super Eagles. 

Both clubs are currently languishing in relegation waters and are looking to add more firepower to their respective teams having struggled to score goals. 

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