According to a report from Claret and Hugh, West Ham will not be pursuing a move for Chuba Akpom in January.

The 24-year-old former Arsenal man has been plying his trade in Greece with PAOK Salonika over the past 18 months.

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The Canning Town-born striker has hardly been in prolific form, however, scoring just nine goals in 38 games for the Greek side.

Reports surfaced yesterday that the Hammers could swoop for the striker in January. But those claims seem to be wide of the mark.

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Chuba Akpom (Photo by Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

A well-informed source told Claret and Hugh today that West Ham will not be pursuing a move for Akpom.


The east London outfit have real problems in the attacking department. Sebastien Haller has really struggled over the past two months, and he has scored just four goals in 14 appearances for the Hammers.

Meanwhile, Albian Ajeti is clearly not good enough for the Premier League.

It could be argued that Akpom falls into that category too, however, so West Ham fans will not be too upset if their club choose not to move for the former Arsenal man in January.

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