Afobe loaned to Sheffield WednesdayArsenal have announced that Benik Afobe is to go on loan to Sheffield Wednesday for the remainder of the season.
The young striker has recently returned from a lengthy injury absence, and the prospect of first team football, for a team looking to move away from the Championship relegation zone, made this an easy move to agree to.
He’ll join fellow Gunner, Damian Martinez at Hillsborough. The Argentine has been competing with Chris Kirkland for a place in the side, but has made 9 appearances for the Owls this season.
Meanwhile, via @Gunnerblog comes news that young centre-half Daniel Boateng is joining Hibs on loan. He posted this at 11.42am today: