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Name Alex Iwobi
Gender Male
Ethnic Nigerian
Job Nigerian Footballer
Desc Showed early improvements under Emery but it’s still hard to say Iwobi has proved he has the quality to stand against the Premier League’s top wingers, with a lacking final ball and paltry goal tally. There’s no need to actively look to move Iwobi onwards, but if the right offer came in Arsenal should consider their options

Affiliation

Org Nigeria National Team
Club as Player Everton FC
  Arsenal FC

Relationships

Uncle Jay-Jay Okocha

2016 04 16 Retrieve

[Alex Iwobi on his decision to represent Nigeria instead of England at the international level] The love Nigeria showed me, when I played for them in a friendly, the fans were just crazy. The fans almost eat you up because they love you so much. I’m enjoying playing for them

2017 01 07 Retrieve

[Alex Iwobi reacts to team-mate Olivier Giroud’s scorpion kick goal in the Gunners 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace in the English Premier League] A lot of people were coming in at half-time with their mouths open like this [does a jaw-dropping impression]. They couldn’t believe it; they were all congratulating him, but it was only half-time. At the end of the game we could all say, ‘Well done, Ollie’. It’s so rare. We have some special players and you do see the odd crazy thing, but nothing like that has ever happened in training. We’ve had two now with Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Don’t know who will be next. Those two goals were up there with the best I have ever seen

2020 04 15 Retrieve

[Alex Iwobi has said that Arsenal fans’ perception of Mesut Ozil is all wrong] He was crazy. Obviously, because of his body language, people think he’s not working hard. But he actually works hard, people judge it wrong

2020 04 22 Retrieve

[Nigerian football superstars join NFF ‘stay home’ campaign] I hope everyone is staying safe and staying healthy, but please stay at home