Photos: Chuba Akpom in Arsenal training ahead of Newcastle United clash

Arsenal will take on Newcastle United at St. James’ Park in the Premier League on Saturday.

Arsenal will be looking to maintain their recent run of form when they return to Premier League action on Saturday.

The Gunners will take on Newcastle United away from home and will be hoping to pick up all three points in order to consolidate their place in the top four.

Under the watchful eyes of manager Arsene Wenger, the Arsenal players were training on Friday as they stepped up their preparations for the match against Newcastle.

Among the first-team stars in training was youngster Chuba Akpom, who seemed quite lively in the session.

The 19-year-old is a highly-rated young striker who has made three appearances in the Premier League so far this season.

In those matches, the teenager has a pass accuracy of 80% and a shot accuracy of 100%, while winning both of the tackles he attempted.

It remains to be seen if Akpom will be included in Arsenal’s matchday squad for the game against Newcastle, but he is certainly one who seems to have a bright future at the Emirates Stadium.

Below are the best pictures from Friday’s training session:

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