• Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi explains error against Paris Saint-Germain

    Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi explains error against Paris Saint-Germain

    Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi has apologised in his attempt to explain his error leading to Paris Saint-Germain’s equaliser in the Champions League this week.

    The Nigerian starlet has been one of the Gunners’ most impressive performers for much of this season, but admits he got it badly wrong as Lucas Moura’s header went in off him in Wednesday night’s game.

    The Brazilian’s goal put Arsenal’s hopes of winning Group A in serious doubt, and Iwobi says he’ll have to do better next […]

  • ‘Iwobi Will Be Supported Despite Own Goal Against PSG’- Arsene Wenger Insists

    ‘Iwobi Will Be Supported Despite Own Goal Against PSG’- Arsene Wenger Insists

    Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, has said Alex Iwobi needs “support” after scoring an own goal in their 2-2 draw with Paris Saint-Germain, in their Champions League group game on Wednesday.

    The Super Eagles forward diverted Lucas Moura’s header past David Ospina in the 77th minute, to hand PSG one point and top spot in Group A.

    Wenger says the incident was “frustrating”, but there is no need dwelling on it.

    It can happen. The frustrating thing was that Ospina was behind him,” the […]

  • Arsenal’s Ramsey shows sympathy for gloomy Iwobi

    Arsenal’s Ramsey shows sympathy for gloomy Iwobi

    The Wales international has offered his support for the dejected Nigerian after his own goal earned Unai Emery’s men a point from the Emirates Stadium.

    Aaron Ramsey has showed his support for his Arsenal teammate, Alex Iwobi who scored an own goal that helped PSG escape with a 2-2 draw in Wednesday’s Uefa Champions League game.

    Iwobi headed into his own net in an attempt to clear his defence following a corner-kick taken by the Ligue 1 champions.

    He was replaced almost immediately […]

  • Alex Iwobi devastated after PSG draw, admits Arsene Wenger

    Alex Iwobi devastated after PSG draw, admits Arsene Wenger

    Arsene Wenger admits he faces a difficult task to raise Alex Iwobi’s spirits after his error in Wednesday’s 2-2 draw with PSG.

    The Nigeria international unwittingly flicked the ball past his own goalkeeper David Ospina following a goal-bound header from Lucas Moura, a mistake which looks like it will cost Arsenal the chance of topping Group A.

    After making a sensational breakthrough last season, Iwobi has struggled to rediscover his best form in recent weeks, illustrated by his failure to score in […]

  • I play every game like it’s my last, says Arsenal’s Iwobi

    I play every game like it’s my last, says Arsenal’s Iwobi

    The Nigeria international shared the secret of what has kept him going in the star studded Gunners squad.

    Alex Iwobi has revealed how he has been able to sustain his place in the Arsenal team despite intense competition.

    The 20-year-old broke into Arsene Wenger’s side last season, and has since gone on to become an integral part of the north London side this season, featuring in nine of the team’s 11 English Premier League games.

    The Nigeria international said he understands the sort […]

  • Iwobi’s progress has been exceptional, says Reine-Adelaide

    Iwobi’s progress has been exceptional, says Reine-Adelaide

    The French teenager is impressed with the progress of the Nigerian, while stating he has helped him and many young players.

    Jeff Reine-Adelaide has showered praises on Alex Iwobi, highlighting the inspiration his rapid rise in Arsenal serves to him and many youngsters.

    The pair were teammates in the Gunners youth side before the Nigeria international got promoted to the first team.

    The 18-year-old attacking midfielder said Iwobi’s shot to prominence shows that hard work pays off.

    “It is always encouraging to see a […]

  • Am wary of my place at Arsenal- Alex Iwobi

    Am wary of my place at Arsenal- Alex Iwobi

    Alex Iwobi has admitted that he needs to keep performing or he might lose his starting spot at Arsenal.

    The Super Eagles forward, broke into Arsene Wenger’s plans in October 2015 and has scored twice in the Premier League since then.

    Although he is yet to score this season, Iwobi has continued where he stopped last season and is focused on keeping his place in the team.

    “Honestly I didn’t expect to be where I am today,” he told Arsenal Player on arsenal.com.

    “I […]

  • Arsenal star Alex Iwobi admits he thought he would be sent out on loan this season

    Arsenal star Alex Iwobi admits he thought he would be sent out on loan this season

    Alex Iwobi has revealed he was prepared for a season out on loan this year, but is delighted Arsene Wenger has shown faith in him.

    The Arsenal attacker has missed just two Premier League games this season as he has cemented his place in a free flowing and goalscoring Gunners side.

    Iwobi has provided three assists in all competitions and has earned the praise of the Arsenal supporters, but the 20-year-old admitted he was not expecting to be a first team player […]

  • Alex Iwobi will reject Barcelona millions for Arsenal – father

    Alex Iwobi will reject Barcelona millions for Arsenal – father

    Alex Iwobi will turn down a big-money move to mighty Barcelona to stay at Arsenal because he is still learning the trade, according to his father.

    The 20-year-old Nigeria international has been at ‘The Gunners’ since he was six and he is now a first teamer.

    His father, Chuka, said his son is still developing at the top London club and would rather stay put there.

    “In football, you never say no. But at this point in time, he is at the right […]

  • Alex Iwobi impresses me – Sir Alex Ferguson says

    Alex Iwobi impresses me – Sir Alex Ferguson says

    Legendary football coach Sir Alex Ferguson has given his endorsement of the talent of young Super Eagles attacker Alex Iwobi while also posturing Arsenal, Iwobi’s club, as premier league title challengers this season.

    Arsenal sit pretty good at the upper echelon of the EPL table and Iwobi has been instrumental providing 3 assists so far, and Sir Alex Ferguson, who won a record 13 Premier League titles as United manager, believes Iwobi has helped to make Arsenal more competitive.

    “You shouldn’t forget […]

  • Iwobi: I turned down West Ham for Arsenal

    Iwobi: I turned down West Ham for Arsenal

    The 20-year-old trained with the Irons as a youngster but opted to join the Emirates Stadium outfit once both London clubs made him offers.

    Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi has revealed he could have joined West Ham before opting for the Gunners.

    The Nigeria international burst onto the scene last season at the Emirates Stadium, and has become a regular in Arsene Wenger’s starting line-up.

    But the 20-year-old has now admitted that he also trained with the Irons as a youngster before opting to […]