Turkish Super Lig giants Besiktas has reached an agreement to sign Nigerian striker Chuba Akpom for a reported fee of EUR2m (about N905m) with Greek side PAOK .

Akpom netted 10 times across all competitions for PAOK last season.

The 24-year-old has also attracted interest from Besiktas’ rivals Fenerbahce and Belgian clubs Anderlecht and Genk.

Akpom, who starred for England at the U-16, U-17, and the U-21 levels, featuring 41 times and scoring 18 goals, was directly involved in 26 goals (18 goals and eight assists) in the 76 games he featured in for PAOK.

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Akpom kick-started his football career at Arsenal and featured for Coventry City, Nottingham Forest, Hull City, Brighton, and Sint Truiden on loan from the Gunners before he was sold off to PAOK Salonika for EUR1m in 2018.


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