Arsenal youngster set for Brentford

Chuba Akpom scored a hat-trick in the FA Youth Cup on Monday night. Credit: PA

League One promotion hopefuls Brentford are close to agreeing a one-month loan deal for Arsenal youngster Chuba Akpom.

The teenage striker was watched by Bees boss Mark Warburton on Monday night, as he netted a hat-trick in a 6-1 win over Peterborough in the FA Youth Cup.

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