Arsenal in battle to keep rising star as new contract hits stalemate

Arsene Wenger faces a battle to keep highly-rated starlet Chuba Akpom, as a number of other Premier League clubs are circling around his signature with interest. According to reports the 19-year-old forward is uncertain over his future at the Emirates Stadium as there is a multitude of players ahead of him in the pecking order, and as such he’s stalling over agreeing to put pen to paper on a new deal.