Hull City have snapped up Everton youngster Hope Akpan.

Everton midfielder Akpan has moved to the KC Stadium until April 18, with the Tigers looking to launch a late assault on the Championship play-offs.

The 19-year-old has come through the Blues Academy and has been a regular member of Alan Stubbs' reserve team this season.

Hull are currently ninth in the Championship table, five points off the play-offs, and are at home to Norwich City on Saturday.

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