Arsenal is in my blood - Iwobi

By Daily Sports on May 4, 2016

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Alex Iwobi says that Arsenal blood' runs through his veins after revealing he has always loved the club.

The young forward has had an impressive season since breaking into first team at the beginning of the year, with his career going from strength to strength.

The 20-year old has made 12 Premier League appearances for the Gunners, scoring on his first top-flight start against Everton in March.

Iwobi has also made his international debut for Nigeria, while adding another league goal and setting up two more to keep Theo Walcott out of Arsene Wenger's starting XI of late.

"I have always loved Arsenal,” Iwobi told Arsenal Player. “When I was young, I was always waiting to watch the legends of the club play. You could say I have the blood of Arsenal in me!”

Arsene Wenger said in February that he believes the Hale End youth product will become ‘a great player’.

s love: Iwobi sees his long-term future with Arsenal Julian Finney/Getty Images

Alex Iwobi says that Arsenal blood' runs through his veins after revealing he has always loved the club.

The young forward has had an impressive season since breaking into first team at the beginning of the year, with his career going from strength to strength.

The 20-year old has made 12 Premier League appearances for the Gunners, scoring on his first top-flight start against Everton in March.

Iwobi has also made his international debut for Nigeria, while adding another league goal and setting up two more to keep Theo Walcott out of Arsene Wenger's starting XI of late.

"I have always loved Arsenal,” Iwobi told Arsenal Player. “When I was young, I was always waiting to watch the legends of the club play. You could say I have the blood of Arsenal in me!”

Arsene Wenger said in February that he believes the Hale End youth product will become ‘a great player’.

”Personally, I believe this boy will be a great player for Arsenal. He has all the ingredients, not only on the footballing front but also mentally.” the coach said.

”He moved into the first-team dressing room and I hope he will be in there for a long time.”

•Culled from standard.co.uk. Photo shows Alex Iwobi.

Source Daily Sports

Posted May 4, 2016

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