Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Afobe To Feed the Lions

Afobe To Feed the Lions

Arsenal youngster Benik Afobe has joined Championship club Millwall on loan until the end of the season. The emergency loan window opened in the Football League today and the South London club have taken advantage by snapping Afobe up on a 3 month loan deal. Afobe joined Bolton Wanderers on what was meant to be a season long loan deal last summer, but it was cut short after a fruitless period in which Afobe notched only 3 goals in 24 appearances.

Afobe is a graduate from Arsenal`s Hale End academy. He has previously taken in loan spells at Huddersfield Town and Reading. He joins on a youth loan and Lions boss Kenny Jackett was delighted to get his man, "Benik is the type of player who can play close to the centre-halves and play one-twos with those around him,' he said.

'If we can get him in the right system and playing on a regular basis he`ll be a superb addition for us.' Benik will wear the number 13 shirt and goes straight into Millwall`s squad against Blackpool tomorrow.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Tim Stillman
Date:Friday February 8 2013
Time: 10:06AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Arsenal Articles

Gabriel Set For Valencia Switch

It's being reported today that Arsenal defender Gabriel is set for a switch to Valencia.

The Latest Arsenal Injury Table News

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Arsenal FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Officials - Stoke v Arsenal (19/8/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Stoke City and Arsenal this Saturday.

Wenger Talks Team News Ahead Of Stoke

Manager Arsene Wenger has given a team news update ahead of the weekend's clash against Stoke City.

Archived Vital Arsenal Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Arsenal
Write For Vital Arsenal
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Leicester MotM
Suggested By:
Cech5%
Holding0%
Elneny1%
Monreal0%
Bellerin0%
Oxlade-Chamberlain13%
Xhaka16%
Kolasinac12%
Ozil2%
Lacazette28%
Welbeck0%
Sub - Ramsey4%
Sub - Giroud19%
Sub - Walcott0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.round table media 1
Vital Football Comment