Arsenal midfielder joins Spireites

Young Arsenal midfielder Tim Akinola has joined the Spireites on loan until the end of the season.

Akinola is described as ‘a tireless defensive midfielder with strong technical qualities’.

The 21-year-old, who hails from Nigeria, played youth football with Lincoln City and Huddersfield Town before joining Arsenal in 2020. He had a spell on loan at Dundee United last season.