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We don't want Chuks away - Davis

26 September 2012

Crewe manager Steve Davis is hopeful of extending Chuks Aneke's loan deal with the club.

The Arsenal loanee, who is currently two games into a three-match suspension for a straight red card against Stevenage, is due to return to the Emirates after the Alex's match with Oldham on October 2.

But Davis has been impressed enough by the 19-year-old to attempt to keep him at the Alexandra Stadium for another month, telling the club's official website: "We want him to stay. I am sure he feels comfortable here and is enjoying his stay here and he wants to extend it."

Davis added: "I will speak to chairman and see if we can keep it going for another month. We can have him as long as they will allow it and as long as we want him to stay.

"Chuks has worked very hard. He has to get used to working hard here and he is getting fitter all the time. I would imagine he doesn't do too much running without the ball at Arsenal but he has to do that here.

"We need to speak to Steve Bould and those at Arsenal to see if they are happy. If they are then we will do it.

"What we saw at Stevenage was enough to suggest he is a good addition."

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