Warburton: Arsenal youngster has settled in well at Bees

Wandsworth Guardian: Pleased: Bees boss Mark Warburton has been impressed with Chubba Akpom's contribution thus far Pleased: Bees boss Mark Warburton has been impressed with Chubba Akpom's contribution thus far

Brentford boss Mark Warburton has been impressed with the way new signing Chuba Akpom has settled in to his high-flying squad.

The on-loan Arsenal youngster, who joined the club for a month last week, made his Bees debut as a 68th minute substitute in Saturday's 1-1 draw at Walsall.

The 18-year-old England U19 striker has been on the books with the Premier League club since the age of six and made his first-team debut earlier this season.

And Warburton is pleased he has adapted to his new surroundings so quickly.

"Chuba Akpom is only 18-years-old and is a good physical specimen," he said at the weekend.

"He runs well, is quick, has got a very tidy touch and good technique.

"I was pleased for him when he came on. He's settled in well to the group and has shown really well in training."

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