Nigerian born England forward Chuba Akpom is close signing a permanent deal with Belgian club Sint-Truiden, switchfrom English Premier League outfit, Arsenal.
Akpom, 22, spent the second half of last season on loan with the modest side and scored six goals in 16 appearances.
He was not included in the Gunners’ 25-man squad for the tour of Singapore released on Friday, an indication that he might not be in the plans of new boss Unai Emery.
According to The Independent, the North London outfit are looking to receive in the region of £2m for the striker who has only made one start and 11 substitute outings for Arsenal senoir team.
The report suggests that clubs from France are also interested in Akpom, but Sint-Truiden are the most likely destination for Akpom after providing him with regular action for the first time since a loan spell at Hull City during the 2015-16 season.