The Gunners were disappointed with just 10 appearances for the highly-rated youngster, while Azeez himself had become frustrated.
It culminated in the Premier League club requesting his time at Fratton Park be cut short, activating a recall clause to end a scheduled season-long stay.
Despite his Arsenal return, Azeez wasn’t named in their under-23 fixture against West Ham on Friday evening.
His Pompey exit leaves two loans slots for Danny Cowley – of which one has already been filled by Hayden Carter.
The Blackburn Rovers man’s anticipated arrival was announced officially by the Blues at noon today.
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