- Exciting Middlesbrough midfielder, Chuba Akpom has been awarded the prestigious EaglesTracker Most Improved Player of the Season. Throughout the 2022/2023 season, Akpom demonstrated an impressive surge in his performance, leaving fans and pundits astounded.
In the previous campaign, as a center-forward, the Arsenal academy product managed to net 11 goals and provided three assists in 53 games.
However, under the expert guidance of former Manchester United midfielder, Michael Carrick, Akpom underwent a remarkable transformation, taking on the role of an attacking midfielder.
Akpom's transition proved to be a stroke of genius as he unleashed his full potential on the field. With sheer finesse and determination, he notched an astonishing 29 goals and contributed two assists in only 42 games for Middlesbrough.
His prolific goal-scoring exploits propelled the club to the playoffs, although they ultimately fell short of securing promotion, losing to Cardiff City.
This extraordinary output marked a career-high for Akpom, earning him recognition as the Championship Player of the Season. His remarkable improvement has also ignited calls from passionate fans for his inclusion in the Super Eagles national team.
In light of his exceptional progress and electrifying performances, Chuba Akpom rightfully claims the title of EaglesTracker's most improved player of the season.