Photo: Chuba Akpom poses with Nottingham Forest fans for the first time

Chuba Akpom

The Arsenal loanee was pictured at the City Ground ahead of his side's clash with Wolves.

Nottingham Forest's new loan signing Chuba Akpom was pictured at the City Ground for the first time on Friday afternoon, a couple of hours ahead of kick-off between Forest and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The 19-year-old Arsenal loanee posed with fans ahead of the Championship clash and was all smiles (sort of!) as he signed autographs and gave a thumbs up.

Nottingham Forest boss Dougie Freedman has already praised Arsenal for their conduct in allowing Akpom to join the club and also discussed how the teenage forward will benefit the City Ground outfit tactically.

Now all that remains for Akpom is to go out, enjoy himself and score some goals for Forest.

Freedman's men won't have it easy against in-form Wolves, of course, but these are the types of games Forest have to win if they are to truly challenge for a play-off place. With seven games left of the Championship campaign, they are 10 points off sixth.

Nottingham Forest owner and chairman Fawaz Al-Hasawi has declared nothing would make him happier than finishing in the top six and insists the club's season is still very much alive.

Supporters will no doubt hope Akpom can play his part in making that happen!

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