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Assessed: Arsenal's 9 players at the World Cup after 1 round...

On Tuesday afternoon the first round of World Cup matches drew to a close, so let's take a look at how the Arsenal players are getting on at the tournament so far.

'Show me that I'm right': Aubameyang calls out Arsenal teammate

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has called on club teammate Alex Iwobi to prove him right to support Nigeria at this year's World Cup, with a post on social media.

Iwobi: Aubameyang is too flash

Alex Iwobi insists he's a better dresser than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, taking a light-hearted shot at his new teammate in an interview on national team duty.

Arsenal man admits shock at Wenger's departure but excitement at working...

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi admits he didn't expect Arsene Wenger to leave this summer, after spending his entire Arsenal career under the manager, but he's looking forward to the future now.

'Captain's performance', 'He was always a threat': Player Ratings v Huddersfield...

Arsenal gave Arsene Wenger one final win as a send off on Sunday afternoon, with a 1-0 victory over Huddersfield Town.

'He wasn't up to the pace': Player ratings v Leicester City

Arsenal lost yet another away match on Wednesday night, this time against Leicester City, but for once the team had a valid excuse.

Star striker dropped: Predicted XI v Leicester City

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal and his team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Arsenal face Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Wednesday, as the Premier League season draws to a close this week.

Wright names the 5 players Arsene Wenger's replacement needs to build...

Ian Wright named the five young players he thinks the new Arsenal manager should develop and build around, given the club's reportedly limited transfer budget.

Arsenal star makes multiple teams of the week

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides first goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is in a number of teams of the week after his fantastic performance for Arsenal this weekend against Burnley.

Arsenal agree deal with 22-year-old winger, will sign at end of...

Arsenal have reportedly agreed a new deal with Alex Iwobi according to an exclusive in ScoreNigeria who often get reliable reports about African players.

Injured duo to return: Predicted XI v Atletico Madrid

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides first goal with Granit Xhaka of Arsenal and Alex Iwobi of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on April 29, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Arsenal face Atletico Madrid in Spain on Thursday, in arguably the biggest game of the season for Arsene Wenger's side.

Huge boost for Arsenal as 3 injured players return to training

Arsenal have received a double injury boost ahead of their match against Atletico Madrid on Thursday, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Alex Iwobi both returning to training.

National manager 'considering his options' after Arsenal midfielder's form causes 'major...

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 22: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal during UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between Arsenal and Ostersunds FK at the Emirates Stadium on February 22, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr is concerned about Alex Iwobi's recent form at Arsenal, according to reports in the country.

Arsene Wenger admits triple injury concern ahead of Atletico Madrid clash

Arsene Wenger told his post-Manchester United press conference that the team have a few new injury worries after the trip to Old Trafford.

'What a debut', 'He didn't inspire confidence': Player ratings v Manchester...

Arsenal lost 2-1 to Manchester United on Sunday, but the very young and inexperienced team can mostly hold their heads high after a fighting performance.

Star striker dropped: Predicted XI v Manchester United

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal celebrates scoring the 3rd Arsenal goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Arsenal face Manchester United this weekend at Old Trafford, as Arsene Wenger makes his final trip to his old rivals as manager of his current club.

'His form is becoming a concern': Player ratings v West Ham

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides third goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Arsenal kept their impressive win going with a 4-1 win in what we discovered on Friday would be Arsene Wenger's final London derby, against West Ham.

Star midfield duo to return: Predicted XI v West Ham United

Arsenal face West Ham United at home on Sunday, as the world reels from the news that it will be Arsene Wenger's penultimate Premier League match in North London.

Arsenal youngster admits he chose the club over West Ham United

Arsenal's Nigerian striker Alex Iwobi (L) runs away from CSKA Moscow's Israeli midfielder Bibras Natcho during the UEFA Europa League first leg quarter-final football match between Arsenal and CSKA Moscow at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 5, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL
Alex Iwobi picked Arsenal over West Ham United as a young player, and says he's enjoying working under Arsene Wenger, but he'd like to play centrally more often.

Will he ever learn?: Player ratings v Newcastle United

Arsenal slipped to yet another embarrassing away defeat to opposition they should be beating easily on Sunday, as Newcastle ran out 2-1 victors at St. James Park.

Southampton manager rages about Arsenal bias while forgetting 2 things

Referee Andre Marriner (L) has words with Arsenal's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 8, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK /
Mark Hughes is furious that Mohamed Elneny had his red card overturned, claiming bias in favour of the big clubs but his own player was lucky to escape two red cards in the same game for awful challenges that make Elneny’s stroke look like a kitten toying a baby.

'Another poor performance from him': Arsenal player ratings v CSKA Moscow

Arsenal shook off a comeback scare to progress to the Europa League semi-finals with a 2-2 draw against CSKA Moscow on Thursday night.

Surprising stats show pundit is wrong and Oxlade-Chamberlain hasn't improved at...

Danny Murphy has become the latest pundit to take a shot at Arsenal over the sale of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, despite statistics suggesting the midfielder hasn't improved.

Wenger explains Arsenal transfer plans for this summer

MILAN, ITALY - MARCH 08: Arsene Wenger manager / head coach of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between AC Milan and Arsenal at the San Siro on March 8, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger told the media he thinks there is 'no need' for the club to sign more forward players this summer, as we edge closer to the transfer window re-opening.

Media call for Manchester United red but ignore Southampton man’s terrible...

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 08: Reiss Nelson of Arsenal and Dusan Tadic of Southampton battle for possession during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on April 8, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Mark Hughes thinks that Jack Wilshere should have been sent off on Sunday but nobody seems to care that Dusan Tadic should have received two red cards for absolutely awful ‘tackles’.

Manchester United youngster credits Iwobi with team choice

Manchester United’s 19-year-old Tosin Kehinde has said he would like to play for Nigeria instead of England, crediting Alex Iwobi with inspiring him to pick the Super Eagles over the Three Lions.

Arsenal star criticised by national team manager

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 22: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal during UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between Arsenal and Ostersunds FK at the Emirates Stadium on February 22, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi has been criticised by the Nigeria national team manger for trying to be too individual and do too much on his own.

Comprehensive fixture list for Arsenal players this international break

It's time for another international break and two weeks away from club football, so to help you cope here's the fixture list for all the Arsenal players called up.

Silencing critics and showing cojones: Arsenal player ratings v Watford

Arsenal put in another good performance in their weekend victory over Watford, winning consecutive games for only the second time this calendar year.

No more excuses: Brutal Arsenal player ratings v Brighton

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: A dejected looking Petr Cech of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at Amex Stadium on March 4, 2018 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal slipped to a new low over the weekend, losing a fourth consecutive match, 2-1 against newly promoted Brighton & Hove Albion.

Former player highlights serious discipline issue at Arsenal

Ian Wright says he's heard reports of Arsenal players repeatedly turning up late for training, or calling in sick to avoid coming in at all.

Picking out the worst performers: Arsenal ratings v Manchester City

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 25: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal talks to Calum Chambers and Granit Xhaka of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup Final between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on February 25, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal slumped to a humiliating League Cup final defeat on Sunday, losing 3-0 to Manchester City, and there was hardly a single positive individual performance of note.

'My nan's better': Arsenal fans destroy duo after shocking Europa League...

After losing 2-1 at home to Östersunds FK on Thursday night, Arsenal fans have once again turned on players like Alex Iwobi and Danny Welbeck in order to vent their frustrations.

He pointed at others to do it instead: Brutal Arsenal player...

Arsenal suffered a poor 2-1 defeat to Östersunds FK on Thursday night, which was disappointing despite the aggregate result putting the club in the next round.

Arsenal youngsters snubbed

The CIES Football Observatory haven't named any Arsenal players on their list of the 50 most promising u20 prospects in Europe.

Castigated young Arsenal midfielder has stats to match fan favourites

Alex Iwobi's stats compared to Tomas Rosicky, whom Arsenal fans adore, and Alexander Hleb, are pretty surprising.

He's too risky: Arsenal player ratings v Östersund as surprising star...

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: David Ospina of Arsenal celebrates after Hector Bellerin of Arsenal scored the 3rd arsenal goal during the UEFA Europa League group H match between Arsenal FC and 1. FC Koeln at Emirates Stadium on September 14, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Arsenal put in a professional display to win 3-0 away in Östersund on Thursday night. Although the team never really hit top gear, a couple of individual performances shone through.

Fans love it as Arsenal forward features alongside Big Shaq in...

Alex Iwobi got a cameo in Nike's new 'Nothing beats a Londoner' advert.

Arsenal fans argue over forward's cryptic Snapchat message

On Monday morning, Alex Iwobi posted a mysterious update to his Snapchat, and left Arsenal supporters arguing over what it meant.

'I'm tired of this rubbish': Arsenal fans cynical about forward's heart-felt...

Arsenal fans aren't quite sure what to make of Alex Iwobi's Instagram message about bouncing back from his side's 1-0 defeat to Spurs.

Abject Arsenal: Only 1 player stands out in tragic Tottenham player...

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur scores his side's first goal during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal lost 1-0 against Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday's North London derby, but they put in a terrible performance that deserved an even worse scoreline.

Iwobi dropped: Predicted Arsenal 4-3-3 for huge Tottenham game

After last week's emphatic win against Everton, Arsenal will want to keep the good feelings going with a similar starting XI in the North London derby on Saturday.

Iwobi lets slip Aubameyang doesn’t know some Arsenal players

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi suggested in his post-Everton interview that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang didn't know who some of the Arsenal players were before he joined the club.

Mkhitaryan 'delighted': Arsenal players extremely happy on Twitter after spanking Everton

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal with teammates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Arsenal's new signings took to social media to express their delight at their first match at the Emirates Stadium, after the Gunners won 5-1 against Everton.

'He's a Championship footballer', 'I'm so f***ing done' - Arsenal midfielder...

Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 in the League Cup semi-final on Wednesday night, but fans were unhappy with Alex Iwobi's performance.

Monreal is Arsenal’s hero again as Elneny underwhelms: Player ratings vs...

Granit Xhaka's winner against Chelsea saw Arsenal book their place in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley, with Nacho Monreal delivering a man-of-the-match performance.

'I don't want to talk about that' - Arsene Wenger cagey...

Arsene Wenger made the controversial decision to start Alex Iwobi in place of Alexis Sanchez against Chelsea in the League Cup semi-final, and he's unwilling to tell us why.

Ian Wright brands Arsenal 'a joke' after Arsene Wenger starts bad-boy...

Like most Gooners, Ian Wright was pretty confused when he saw Alex Iwobi's name on Arsenal's team sheet on Wednesday night.

Did he or didn't he? Arsene Wenger responds to serious allegations

Unless you've been living under a rock, you'll probably have already heard all about Alex Iwobi's alleged partying 'hours' before Arsenal lost 4-2 to Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup, but what actually happened?

'Absolute trash', 'Playing s**t on purpose' - fans savage Arsenal trio...

After Arsenal's 4-2 defeat away to Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup on Sunday, Gooners went in on three of the players who started: Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck and Alex Iwobi.

Jack Wilshere names Arsene Wenger’s ‘teacher’s pet’ & player always getting...

Jack Wilshere says Danny Welbeck teases him by calling Arsene Wenger his dad, and he admits the pair have a great relationship.

Arsenal 2017 review: January/February/March

In true Arsenal style, after the busy festive period and back-to-back defeats to Everton and Manchester City in December, January went rapidly downhill.

Boost for Arsenal as they finally reach a breakthrough in contract...

Despite Alex Iwobi signing a new contract with Arsenal in October 2016, the Gunners are reportedly trying to tie him down to another deal.

Fans wrong to single out this Arsenal player's performance against Newcastle

Arsenal fans weren't impressed with Alex Iwobi's performance against Newcastle, but the criticism on social media may be too harsh when looking at his statistics.

Boost for Arsenal with Spanish u21 international considering move to England

Samuel Castillejo
Villarreal winger Samu Castillejo likes Arsenal, Barcelona and Napoli as potential future clubs, according to reports.

Alex Iwobi names surprising Arsenal player he looks up to

Alex Iwobi says he looks up to Theo Walcott, and hopes to add more goals to his game in the same way the 28-year-old has.

Alex Iwobi admits he wishes he could do this

Alex Iwobi has two simple aims at Arsenal: play more games and score more goals.

Alex Iwobi explains why he's "very frustrated"

Alex Iwobi admits being frustrated with Arsenal's inability to convert more of their chances against Manchester United, after the Gunners scored just one of their 33 shots on Saturday.

Who will Arsenal players face at the World Cup next summer?

After the World Cup draw took place earlier this afternoon, we're looking at who the Arsenal players will face at the competition next summer.

Episode 123: Stuff you, Rio Ferdinand

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by Helen to bask in beating Burnley, as well as consider the Kolasinac contradiction and Mustafi's comeback.

Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal could be without these two players for...

Mesut Ozil and Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger has said Mesut Ozil is expected to train today and will be assessed ahead of Wednesday’s meeting with Huddersfield, while Alex Iwobi is likely to miss out with a dead leg.

Arsene Wenger made one thing abundantly clear in his press conference

Arsene Wenger wants to see a strong performance from his second choice eleven against Cologne, and won't accept anything less.

Experience or youth? Arsene Wenger drops a big hint how team...

Arsene Wenger says we'll see a more experienced team play against Cologne in tonight's Europa League clash.

11 changes: Predicted Arsenal 3-4-3 lineup v FC Köln

Arsenal travel to the RheinEnergieStadion to face German side FC Köln in the Europa League, knowing a draw will ensure of their place in the last-32 as group-winners.

Arsene Wenger hails forward but highlights key area he needs to...

Arsene Wenger has heaped praise onto Alex Iwobi after the winger netted another two goals for Nigeria last week but admits the 21-year-old still needs to improve in the final third.

Alex Iwobi explains how he feels about Arsene Wenger criticism

Alex Iwobi insists that everyone at Arsenal has Arsene Wenger's back.

Arsenal midfielder criticises England for not making him feel welcome

Alex Iwobi says he chose Nigeria over England because he felt more welcome in the side, and believed that's where he was meant to be.

Arsene Wenger reveals three key Arsenal players are doubts ahead of...

Late decisions will be made on the inclusion of Shkodran Mustafi, Alex Iwobi and Danny Welbeck.

Video: International round-up: Lacazette nets twice, Iwobi scores a worldy and...

Alex Iwobi, Mesut Özil and Alexandre Lacazette were all involved in the goals on Tuesday for their respective countries, which hopefully bodes well ahead of the North London derby on Saturday.

Drop Alexis now! 5 internal solutions to Arsenal's Chilean problem

Alexis Sanchez has been well off his 2016/17 form in this current campaign, so we're asking if it's time to give someone else a chance in the team?

Arsene Wenger accuses England of not doing enough to keep Arsenal...

Arsene Wenger reckons England didn't push hard enough to secure Alex Iwobi when they had the chance.

Twice as many: Big difference between Academy 1st team minutes for...

Arsenal have given academy graduates the most opportunities of any club in the top two divisions this season.

Arsenal midfielder recounts the historic goal he scored for the national...

Alex Iwobi has admitted that he almost cried after scoring his historic goal for Nigeria last month.

These are the nine Arsenal players currently away in the international...

Nine Arsenal players have been called up for their countries for their upcoming international matches.

Alex Iwobi names the one person who cost Arsenal the game

Alex Iwobi believes that Arsenal's result against Manchester City on Sunday could have been different if David Silva had been spotted offside for Gabriel Jesus' goal.

What is he offering? Arsenal player ratings v Manchester City

Arsenal went to Manchester City and lost, just like we all expected them to.

8 Arsenal players get senior international call-ups

Mesut Ozil
Several Arsenal players will be in action during the international break

Arsenal star names 2 things he must do to win back...

Alex Iwobi and Nacho Monreal
Alex Iwobi knows exactly what he must do to get back into the Arsenal first team.

Rising young Arsenal star names first-teamers who helped them settle

Reiss Nelson has identified the Arsenal players have helped him settle into first team life. 

Arsenal youngster gets Nigeria call-up

Alex Iwobi has been called up by Nigeria for their upcoming matches against Algeria and Argentina.

Does Alex Iwobi need to be a goalscorer to be a...

After two goals in the space of a week won Alex Iwobi a lot of favour with fans of Arsenal and Nigeria, we're looking at whether goals are necessary for the 21-year-old to be an important part of the Gunners' first-team.

2 years on from this Arsenal's star's debut, how is...

It's two years to the day that Alex Iwobi made his debut for Arsenal.

Ian Wright hopes Arsenal 18-year-old doesn't follow in the footsteps of...

Ian Wright admits that Alex Iwobi has fizzled out a bit after breaking into the first team in 2015/16 and hopes that Eddie Nketiah doesn't do the same thing.

Arsenal youngster says this player is like a brother to him

Chuba Akpom went back to visit the team where he started his footballing career, Rippleway FC, to speak to the young players at the club.

Alex Iwobi names the Arsenal legend who still gives him advice

Alex Iwobi has revealed that Thierry Henry still gives him advice.

Arsenal youngster admits still getting advice from legendary striker

Alex Iwobi has said that Thierry Henry still gives him advice.

Arsenal star picks youngster who will be next to make impact...

Chuba Akpom
Alex Iwobi has tipped Chuba Akpom to make an impact at Arsenal next season. 

Video: Arsène Wenger sends message to Nigerian fans

Arsène Wenger has congratulated all Nigerian Arsenal fans after the Super Eagles qualified for the World Cup next year.

Arsene Wenger calls underfire Arsenal star one of the 'best in...

(L) of Muenchen and of Arsenal battle for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on February 15, 2017 in Munich, Germany.
Arsène Wenger says Mesut Özil has more players to compete with for an Arsenal place now, but he still thinks the German is one of the best players in the world.

These are the two positives and two negatives of the international...

Hasn't the international break been so, so entertaining? Are there really any positives for Arsenal fans during this two week hiatus? Well, when you think about it, there actually are a few.

Arsenal midfielder names the goal which gave him one of the...

Alex Iwobi says scoring the winning goal against Zambia is one of the greatest feelings of his career so far.

This player is Arsenal's obvious Mesut Ozil replacement

Alex Iwobi v Swansea
Alex Iwobi could be Arsenal's unlikely internal solution to their Mesut Ozil problem.

Alex Iwobi thanks fans for ‘crazy’ atmosphere after his dream came...

Alex Iwobi has thanked the Nigerian fans who witnessed his winning goal for his country on Saturday night.

Arsenal 21-year-old claims Gunners will suffer 'huge setback' if they lose...

Alex Iwobi believes that Arsenal will suffer a huge setback if they lose both Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez.

International watch: Arsenal 21-year-old sends Nigeria through to 2018 World Cup,...

Alex Iwobi not only scored for Nigeria on Saturday evening, he sent his country through to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Manager hopes Iwobi decision won't influence others

BARNET, ENGLAND - MARCH 23: Alex Iwobi of Nigeria looks on during the International Friendly match between Nigeria and Senegal at The Hive on March 23, 2017 in Barnet, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)BARNET, ENGLAND - MARCH 23: Alex Iwobi of Nigeria looks on during the International Friendly match between Nigeria and Senegal at The Hive on March 23, 2017 in Barnet, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
England u21 boss Aidy Boothroyd says Nigeria could look to lure more players away after the success of Alex Iwobi for the national side.

Arsenal midfielder says he's ready to represent his country again

BARNET, ENGLAND - MARCH 23: Alex Iwobi of Nigeria looks on during the International Friendly match between Nigeria and Senegal at The Hive on March 23, 2017 in Barnet, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)BARNET, ENGLAND - MARCH 23: Alex Iwobi of Nigeria looks on during the International Friendly match between Nigeria and Senegal at The Hive on March 23, 2017 in Barnet, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi says he's ready and prepared for Nigeria's World Cup qualifier against Zambia but knows he's not guaranteed a spot in the starting eleven.

These twelve Arsenal players have been called up for international duty

In total, twelve Arsenal first-team players have been called up to represent their countries over the international break.

Alex Iwobi names the one attribute Arsenal need to win the...

Alex Iwobi reckons that Arsenal need to be more consistent if they're going to win the title.

Episode 115: We all live in a Nacho Monreal world

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita and Helen beating BATE and Brighton, Giroud joining the 100 club, and the potential importance of Alex Iwobi and Jack Wilshere.

Is Arsène Wenger being more firm with his players in public?

In his recent post-match comments on players, it's started to seem like Arsène Wenger has become a little more firm with his players.

Watch: Arsenal 21-year-old cringes at disappointing FIFA 18 rating

Alex Iwobi has just found out his FIFA 18 rating and the 21-year-old is not impressed.

Arsenal on international duty: Who, when and where?

Shkodran Mustafi
After Arsenal's match against Brighton the international break is underway again, just a few weeks after the last one ended. So which Arsenal players are involved, and when?

8 Arsenal players react to win over Brighton

Arsenal player tweets
The Arsenal players have reacted on social media to the 2-0 win over Brighton.

Alex Iwobi gives Arsene Wenger what he asks for

Alex Iwobi bagged his first goal of the season in a decent performance against Brighton.

“After Liverpool, we talk” Monreal explains Arsenal’s change in fortunes after...

Nacho Monreal and Alex Iwobi were pleased with a win over 'difficult' Brighton. 

Wenger sets midfielder goal target & criticises players for being distracted...

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal lacked fluency against Brighton but have had a very positive week.

Arsenal doctors working on midfielder's fitness ahead of Brighton game

Arsenal are working hard to ensure Alex Iwobi is fit for the Brighton game on Sunday, according to reports. 

Injury blow for Arsenal against Brighton as Ozil is ruled out...

Arsenal could be without Laurent Koscielny and Mesut Ozil for Sunday's game against Brighton.

Young Arsenal star admits being dropped helped him: I learned the...

Alex Iwobi has claimed he learned a lot after he was dropped last season.

Arsenal midfielder ruled out of Thursday's Europa League clash

Alex Iwobi is reportedly out injured again, ahead of Arsenal's match against BATE Borisov and Nigeria's World Cup qualifiers next week.

Arsene Wenger names one area of improvement for Alex Iwobi to...

Arsene Wenger expects more to come from Alex Iwobi, suggesting the midfielder needs to improve his assist-making and goal-getting.

Do Arsenal really have a good record for bringing through young...

After Arsenal's first League Cup match of the season against Doncaster Rovers, we're looking at whether the Gunners really do have such a good record bringing through youth.

Arsene Wenger claims this is what Arsenal 21-year-old needs to do...

Alex Iwobi and Nacho Monreal
Arsene Wenger has made it clear that he's a fan of the way Alex Iwobi plays but the 21-year-old needs to work on his end product in order to become a 'top-class' footballer.

Jamie Carragher names the one area Arsenal impressed in without their...

Jamie Carragher believes that Arsenal defended better against Chelsea without Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the team. 

Ian Wright says this Arsenal duo "were both very effective" against...

Ian Wright
Arsenal legend Ian Wright has praised Danny Welbeck and Alex Iwobi after their performance in the Gunners' goalless draw away to Chelsea.

42 games 1 goal 3 assists: Arsenal target 21-year-old but Everton...

Uruguayan 21-year-old Federico Martinez is being targeted by Arsenal, according to reports.

Arsenal youngster impresses as Mesut Ozil stand-in v Chelsea

Alex Iwobi received a surprise start against Chelsea and put in an industrious performance.

Injury League: Arsenal still third as Everton remain top

Injury League
Arsenal stay third in the Injury League table, Everton are top and Watford are currently in second place.

Video: Arsenal’s international round-up: Özil scores and assists in Germany win

Arsenal and Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil impressed once again, scoring and assisting a goal as his side enjoyed a 6-0 win over Norway.

This is how Arsenal could sign £50m-rated 26-year-old

Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez is looking for a move to either Arsenal, Chelsea or Tottenham in January, but will only get it if he shows his 2015/16 form.

Injury League: Arsenal remain 3rd as Everton claim top

Injury League
Arsenal remain third in the Injury League table as Everton replace Watford at the top.

Arsenal 21-year-old to miss important games after picking up injury

Alex Iwobi has been ruled out of Nigeria's matches over the international break, as he has picked up a thigh muscle strain.

Report: Galatasaray set to make shock loan move for Arsenal 21-year-old

Galatasaray are reportedly set to make a shock-move for Alex Iwobi this summer.

Arsenal 21-year-old called up to the national team

Alex Iwobi has been called up for Nigeria's 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon.

Arsenal 21-year-old says he's working on this part of his game...

Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi revealed he is working on his finishing with his father, in a bid to become a more ruthless player in the final third.

Arsenal 21-year-old says he's surprised by this claim from his teammate

Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi has said he is surprised that teammate Reiss Nelson considers him an inspiration, given the two players are only four years apart in age.

Arsenal 21-year-old says he still holds on to this one belief...

Alex Iwobi believes that he's still the same person as he always was, despite his rise to fame in recent seasons.

Alex Iwobi's father delighted with Arsenal win over Leicester, poses with...

One of the many supporters experiencing the emotional rollercoaster of Arsenal’s opening league game on Friday was Alex Iwobi’s father.

What positions do Arsenal still need to strengthen?

There's just one month remaining in the transfer window, and Arsenal still have work to do.

Six things we’ve learned from Arsenal’s pre-season

With the new Premier League season just five days away, here are six things we learned from Arsenal's pre-season.

How do Arsenal players’ salaries compare to Neymar’s?

After his move to PSG, we're looking at how Neymar's massive wages compare to Arsenal's top earners.

Arsenal won’t have to worry about losing Elneny and Iwobi to...

Mohamed Elneny scores at AFCON final
Arsenal won't have to worry about losing Mohamed Elneny or Alex Iwobi to the Africa Cup of Nations from its next staging in 2019.

Arsenal and Manchester City: Polar opposites when using Academy players

A study has revealed that Arsenal depend on their academy graduates far more than any other team in the Premier League.

Iwobi lavishes Martinez in praise after penalty shoot-out heroics

Alex Iwobi had high praise for Emi Martinez after Arsenal's penalty shoot-out win against Bayern Munich on Wednesday.

Pictures: Arsenal’s penalty shoot-out win over Bayern

Arsenal continued their pre-season preparations with a penalty shoot-out win over Bayern Munich.

Iwobi tweets after scoring late goal in Bayern stalemate

Alex Iwobi was pleased with Arsenal's penalty shoot-out win against Bayern Munich.

Player ratings: Cech and Martinez solid between the sticks in shootout...

Arsenal goalkeepers Petr Cech and Emi Martinez both shone in Wednesday's win over Bayern Munich.

Player focus: Alex Iwobi impresses off the bench

In a turn of events no one was expecting, Arsenal managed to beat Bayern Munich, on penalties, and much of the credit has to go Alex Iwobi.

How Twitter reacted to Arsenal finally beating Bayern

Arsenal scored late in normal time and beat Bayern Munich on penalties. Here's how Twitter reacted throughout the match.

Iwobi reveals there was interest before he committed his future

Alex Iwobi has revealed that before he committed his future to the Nigeria national team, England tried to get him to play for their u21s.

Iwobi makes honest revelation about last season

Alex Iwobi has talked to the media about his aims for the current season and his thoughts on his 2016/17 campaign.

Arsenal midfielder wins PFA award

Arsenal pair Alex Iwobi and Heather O'Reilly have picked up awards from the PFA for their community work.

Pictures: Arsenal travel to Sydney’s Taronga Zoo

Arsenal have kicked off their pre-season tour with a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo.

Was Lucas Perez given a fair chance at Arsenal?

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: Lucas Perez of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
It looks almost certain that Lucas Perez will be leaving the club this summer after a season of limited opportunities.

Why this potential Arsenal signing is bad news for Theo Walcott

Arsenal are on the verge of signing Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City this summer. Where would he fit in the starting line-up?

Alex Iwobi presents award

Alex Iwobi visited a local community to award one of its members for his outstanding contributions.

Everton could help develop young Arsenal star but he has to...

Alex Iwobi struggled with second season syndrome last year, so how do Arsenal ensure his progress doesn't stall as he falls down the pecking order?

Leeds United or Arsenal first team: What's next for Jeff?

Since his promotion into the first-team around this time last year, Jeff Reine-Adelaide made six senior appearances but all were in the Cup competitions.

Arsenal in the summer: Complete run-down of Arsenal players in action

With so many Arsenal players potentially away on international duty, we took a look at the matches you should keep an eye out for this summer.

What positions are Arsenal actually looking to reinforce this summer?

Arsene Wenger
After missing out on Champions League qualification, Arsenal have a very important transfer window ahead. We've already been linked with several players, but which areas of the team should be reinforced this summer?

Leeds United want him but what's next for Arsenal's enigmatic 19-year-old

Since his promotion into the first-team around this time last year, Jeff Reine-Adelaide made six senior appearances but all were in the Cup competitions.

Arsenal international roundup: Goals for Mustafi and Ox but Iwobi disappointment...

Three first-team players were in action for their respective countries on international duty, with contrasting fortunes.

Alexis names Arsenal youngster he really likes

Alexis Sanchez has revealed the name of a certain Arsenal youngster who's impressed him over the past couple of seasons.

Arsenal and West Ham-target prioritising game time when he chooses his...

Henry Onyekuru has said he doesn't want to be a bench player at his next club.

Onyekuru: Iwobi told me nothing but great things about Arsenal

Henry Onyekuru revealed that he has spoken with Alex Iwobi about Arsenal while the pair are on international duty with Nigeria.

Iwobi makes big claim about his teammates' relationship with Arsene Wenger

Alex Iwobi and Nacho Monreal
Alex Iwobi claims that the Arsenal players would 'run through brick walls' for Arsene Wenger.

29 players rated but who topped Arsenal's Player Power Rankings?

With the 2016/17 season having come to a close, it's time to look at which Arsenal players were the most influential over the course of the campaign, as well as those who left a lot to be desired.

Xhaka features as Switzerland make history, Iwobi assists for Nigeria

Granit Xhaka
Two Arsenal players were in action for their countries on Thursday. Here's how they got on:

Arsenal Forward's Review

It is hardly surprising that the first year Arsenal finished as 5th highest scorers in the Premier League that they find themselves ousted from...

Alex Iwobi joins up with Nigeria ahead of friendlies

Alex Iwobi joined up with his Nigerian team-mates as they prepare for Thursday's friendly fixture against Togo.

Arsenal’s 3 worst players of the season

This is the first time that Arsenal have finished outside of the UEFA Champions League places in two decades and a spell of inconsistency midway through the campaign proved pivotal.

Arsenal forward: I've been trying to do that in training

Alex Iwobi featured for the first time since the start of April during a substitute appearance against Sunderland.

If Wenger goes, he'll fight on at Arsenal says 21-year-old's uncle

Alex Iwobi will continue to fight for his place at Arsenal, even if Arsene Wenger does leave his managerial role in future according to his uncle, Jay-Jay Okocha.

Arsenal midfielder: I will never quit Arsenal, play me against Manchester...

Alex Iwobi wants a return to the Arsenal starting lineup against Manchester United after failing to feature in the last five league games.

Arsenal winger: I can overcome this

Alex Iwobi and Nacho Monreal
Alex Iwobi insists that he'll continue pushing to make Arsenal's first team, despite his dip in form during the latter ages of this season.

Alex Iwobi: Arsenal almost released me

Alex Iwobi has revealed that Arsenal almost released him.

Iwobi: What I tried to do against Manchester City

Alex Iwobi hoped his energy would help Arsenal seal all three points against Manchester City.

Iwobi on Wenger, Alexis and Mesut Ozil

Alex Iwobi has been pretty vocal recently about his respect for Arsene Wenger and desire for the Frenchman to stay at Arsenal.

Alex Iwobi delivers message to Arsenal fans: Some are crazy

Alex Iwobi is the latest player to defend Arsene Wenger, but he also took time to defend himself, hoping fans realise he always gives 100%.

Alexis, Ospina & Iwobi – Arsenal International watch

Alexis Sanchez
Which Arsenal players have been in action while on international duty so far?

Iwobi: Arsenal fans are impatient, we don’t look at the banners

Following Nigeria's 1-1 draw against Senegal on Thursday night, Alex Iwobi labelled Arsenal fans as 'impatient' and insisted that the team don't pay attention to banners.

Arsenal squad injury report

Arsenal injury
Arsenal have lost two more players ahead of their Premier League match away to West Brom.

Tactics: What Arsenal changed that made them worse

Alex Iwobi, Granit Xhaka and Francis Coquelin
As ball after ball fell in the centre of midfield, I watched helplessly as the likes of Lallana, Can, and even Firmino seized them for Liverpool. Where were Arsenal's ball winners?

Early Arsenal team news – Gabriel to start

Gabriel v Preston
The Evening standard expects Gabriel to start for Arsenal handing Lincoln City a massive boost ahead of their FA Cup trip to the Emirates.

Arsenal team news - Two forwards set to miss Lincoln, Ozil...

Mesut Ozi's agent has hit out at criticism
Danny Welbeck and Alex Iwobi could miss the FA Cup clash against Lincoln City on Saturday.

Arsenal player focus - Alex Iwobi out of his depth against...

While there's no doubt that Alex Iwobi has a tonne of potential, Arsenal's 3-1 loss away to Liverpool highlighted once again that the 20-year-old still has a lot to prove when it comes to big games.

Arsenal Injury update: Ozil ill, forward set for surgery

Arsenal injury
Just as Arsenal appear to be getting players back from injury, they lose more.

Arsenal injury report

Arsenal injury
Arsenal have lost three more players to injury this week but will they be back in time for the Gunners' trip to Liverpool on 4 March?

Alex Iwobi posts picture of injured ankle

Alex Iwobi looks like he has picked up an injury after the game at Sutton on Monday night.

Arsenal player focus: Iwobi's disappointing decision-making prominent nervy Hull win

Iwobi (pictured, right) with possession at his feet, in action against Hull
Alex Iwobi wasn't at his free-flowing best throughout in a frustrating afternoon for the 20-year-old.

Arsenal forward - I get stick in training for this!

Olivier Giroud and Alex Iwobi v Swansea
Alex Iwobi has revealed that his lack of aerial threat makes him the brunt of a few jokes amongst the Arsenal lads in training.

Arsenal forward - It's been a dream come true

Alex Iwobi v Swansea
Alex Iwobi has admitted that the past couple of seasons in which he's managed to break into the Arsenal first team have been a dream come true.

Arsenal forward - I didn't think I'd be here

Aaron Ramsey, Alex Iwobi and Olivier Giroud v Swansea
Alex Iwobi has admitted that he never predicted that he would be where he is at Arsenal at the tender age of 20.

Romanian deadlifts, Bulgarian squats – what are they and why does...

Alex Iwobi
In a recent interview with Four Four Two, Alex Iwobi revealed that he absolutely hates Bulgarian squats and Romanian deadlifts.

Arsenal's new 32-year-old star midfielder enjoys watching first game at Emirates

Heather O'Reilly [photo via Getty/David Price]
Arsenal ladies latest signing, US international and multiple Olympic Gold Medal winner, Heather O'Reilly, took in her first Arsenal game on Sunday - the heart-attack that was our win over Burnley.

Tactics: Why Bellerin's absence made Iwobi look poor

The Nigerian forward had a quiet day against a tough Burnley defence.

Sanchez strop can't mask a good weekend for Arsenal

An Alexis Sanchez strop can't mask a good weekend for Arsenal.

Top 10 photos from the Premier League this weekend

Arsene Wenger
It was an eventful weekend in the world of football, not just on the pitch but in the stands as well.

Alex Iwobi explains Wenger’s halftime instructions at Swansea

Alex Iwobi v Swansea
Alex Iwobi has revealed that Arsene Wenger instructed them to be more ruthless in the second half – advice they clearly heeded.

Arsenal player focus - Alex Iwobi & D. Flection - Arsenal's...

Alex Iwobi v Swansea
Alex Iwobi managed to score not just one but two deflected goals against Swansea to seal Arsenal's 4-0 win on Saturday.

Arsenal 'fortunate' against Swansea says Wenger

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger has admitted that his side got a bit lucky with some of their goals against Swansea on Saturday.

New signing D. Flection wins it for Arsenal at Swansea as...

Olivier Giroud v Swansea
Arsenal moved into the top four, for a few hours at least, with a comprehensive win at the Liberty, completing a season double over Swansea for the first time since they returned to the top flight (2011).

2 Arsenal youngsters pick up prestigious awards

Alex Iwobi and Nacho Monreal
Alex Iwobi has picked up the African Youth Player of the Year award while Asisat Oshoala won Women's Player of the Year.

Arsenal and Manchester City men named in African Squad of 2016

Alex Iwobi and Nacho Monreal
Alex Iwobi has been named as a substitute in the African Squad of 2016 while Asisat Oshoala from Arsenal ladies is one of the nominees for Women's Player of the Year.

French midfielder tips this Arsenal youngster for big things

Alex Iwobi and Nacho Monreal
Francis Coquelin believes that 2017 can be Alex Iwobi's big year.

Squad options re-right the Good Ship Arsenal

Safety in numbers helps Arsenal return to winning ways, despite notable absences.

Why Arsenal could regret lack of urgency in deal for highly-rated...

Ademola Lookman
After he netted his seventh goal of the current campaign in a narrow Boxing Day win over MK Dons, Charlton's highly-rated teenager, Ademola Lookman, is becoming increasingly close to a potential Everton move.

Arsenal forward - This is why we lost to Manchester City

Alex Iwobi
Alex Iwobi believes Arsenal lost against Manchester City on Sunday because we just took our foot off the gas.

Arsenal forward - This is what I need to do to...

Alex Iwobi
After falling down the pecking order from Arsenal's first team to the bench, Alex Iwobi reckons he knows what it takes to get back in the starting lineup.

Wenger praises Arsenal bench after Stoke win

Alex Iwobi
Arsene Wenger praised the quality of Arsenal's bench after Iwobi came on in the 69th minute to score their third goal against Stoke.

Liverpool legend explains why Iwobi scored own goal v PSG

Alex Iwobi scores own goal in Arsenal v PSG
Former Liverpool winger, John Barnes, branded Alex Iwobi’s own goal ‘unfortunate’ as he explained how the youngster managed to get himself into such a mess.

Watch: Arsenal forward claims Koscielny has best footballing brain

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
In Soccer AM's Teammates 2.0 segment, Alex Iwobi revealed which Arsenal player he thinks has the best footballing brain.

Wenger explains why Xhaka and Iwobi didn't start at Manchester United

Arsene Wenger explained his team selection after his side’s draw with Manchester United, stating that he picked his team based on ‘experience and fight’.

What does Iwobi’s future at Arsenal have in store?

Alex Iwobi v Barcelona
Following Alex Iwobi's Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr's, revelation that he'd actually had a meeting with Arsene Wenger over the 20-year-old's future, it got me thinking about where his career could go.

Watch: Arsenal man takes part in Mannequin Challenge, isn't very good

Alex Iwobi
It's the craze that's been sweeping the internet over the past week or two, the Mannequin Challange, and our very own Alex Iwobi is the latest to give it a go.

‘I wasn’t surprised Iwobi did that’ says manager

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi wowed football this week with his rainbow flick for Nigeria in the game against Algeria, but his manager, Gernot Rohr, was not surprised.

Iwobi - I didn't expect this

Alex Iwobi
Alex Iwobi is one of Arsenal's rising stars but don't let his success fool you into thinking he's resting on his laurels any time soon.

Cazorla – This is what my relationship with Iwobi is like

The Nigerian press have picked up on an interview Santi Cazorla did with Arsenal's magazine in which he describes his relationship with the younger members of the squad.

Coach reveals meeting with Wenger over forward's future

Nigeria national team coach, Gernot Rohr, claims that although he wasn't exactly surprised by Alex Iwobi's superb rainbow flick against Algeria, it wasn't expecting it either.

Talented centreback hails Arsenal youngster as 'a big inspiration for us'

Ben Sheaf
Ben Sheaf recently spoke to the Arsenal matchday programme

Stunning tricks, first goals, superb passes + more – Arsenal international...

Arsenal international duty
With the international break in full swing, we take a look at the first-team players (including those out on-loan) who were called up to their respective countries in recent days.

Barcelona feel ‘used’ by Arsenal as they try to unsettle Iwobi

Alex Iwobi v Barcelona
Barcelona apparently feel ‘used’ by Hector Bellerin after the player struck a new deal with Arsenal, while showing total hypocrisy as they try to unsettle Alex Iwobi.

Coach aims to stamp out Arsenal and Manchester City starlets

Alergia national team coach, Georges Leekens, believes the secret to stopping Nigeria scoring during their clash is to stop Alex Iwobi and Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho.

Look: Arsenal forward pictured in new kit

Alex Iwobi is looking forward to wearing Nigeria's new kit against Algeria at the weekend.

Former Nigeria striker backs Alex Iwobi to shine

Former Nigeria striker, Jonathan Akpoborie, has backed Alex Iwobi to shine for his country when they play Algeria on Saturday.

Arsenal on international duty – who’s playing, where and when

Arsenal international duty
We're now into the third international break of a season that isn't even three months old, so who will be going where and for what?

How Arsenal learned vital lessons from Fabregas and Wilshere to save...

Helen Trantum column
Have Arsenal learned the lessons from overplaying youngsters?

Long read: Arsenal squad depth comes to the fore

Last week's strolls against Reading and Sunderland highlighted why Arsenal are a more serious proposition this year.

Wenger meets with Nigeria coach to discuss Iwobi

Alex Iwobi of interest to Genort Rohr
Arsene Wenger has reportedly met with Genort Rohr of Nigeria to discuss their use of Alex Iwobi in their game against Algeria on 12 November.

Wenger – This is what Iwobi needs to do

Arsene Wenger Alex Iwobi
Arsene Wenger believes that Alex Iwobi needs to get rid of his nerves if he is to get better in front of goal for Arsenal.

Wenger – This is what Alex Iwobi needs to work on

Arsene Wenger hailed Alex Iwobi's performance against Reading in which the forward played in the no.10 position but admitted that the 20-year-old needs to work on his finishing.

These two Arsenal forwards almost signed for West Ham

alex iwobi alexis sanchez v west ham
Alex Iwobi has revealed to Match of the Day Magazine that he and Chuba Akpom trained for both West Ham and Arsenal for three years.

Arsenal winger misses out on award despite better stats

Alex Iwobi has missed out on the Golden Boy award after it was given to Bayern Munich’s Renato Sanches.

Iwobi explains what Mesut Ozil told him as he admits he's...

Alex Iwobi
Alex Iwobi has been far from shy in regards to his praise for senior team-mates, and how training alongside quality players relates to improved performances from him on a personal level

Arsenal forward admits he thought he would be loaned out

Alex Iwobi has admitted that he didn't expect his 'crazy' path to the Arsenal first team; in fact, he thought he would be loaned out initially.

Mesut Ozil heaps praise onto Arsenal starlet – “He isn’t scared”

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Mesut Ozil had high praise for Alex Iwobi recently, comparing him to his uncle, Jay-Jay Okocha, and applauding the fact that he never hides on the pitch.

Arsenal forward reveals being scared as fan chased him in car

Alex Iwobi
Alex Iwobi has revealed the not so warm and friendly side of fan support (if you could call most Gooners 'warm and friendly').

Watch: Alex Iwobi tips 21-year-old striker to join Arsenal's first team...

Alex Iwobi recently took part in a Twitter Takeover with FourFourTwo in which he tipped life-long friend, Chuba Akpom, as the next youth player to break through into the Arsenal first team.

How England can help Arsenal with out-of-favour winger

Gareth Southgate's team tinkering may have some long-term pluses for Arsenal.

Look: Arsenal forward celebrates superb international debut

Not only did Alex Iwobi make his debut for Nigeria against Zambia on Sunday, he scored and took to Twitter afterwards to celebrate with his teammates.

Arsenal to offer winger deal worth £50k per week

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Arsenal are said to be ready to double Alex Iwobi’s wages despite giving him a payrise earlier in the year.

Exclusive – ‘I’m sure he’ll be a massive star for Arsenal’

Ray Parlour has tipped Alex Iwobi to be a huge star at Arsenal while highlighting what he’s done well so far in his short Arsenal career and what he needs to do to make sure that he fulfils his potential at the club.

Quick watch: Iwobi scores with a volley for Nigeria

Alex Iwobi has scored his first international goal as he gave Nigeria the lead against Zambia.

Arsenal man gets new shirt number

Alex Iwobi
Alex Iwobi appears to have finally settled on a number with Nigeria after already switching twice.

Is Arsenal forward's award deserved?

Alexis has won Arsenal's Player of the Month.

Arsenal man scores two for his country

Alex Iwobi scored a brace in Nigeria's 3-0 win over Plateau United on Wednesday.

Arsenal forward set to be offered pay rise - report

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi is reportedly set to be offered a new Arsenal deal after only just signing a new one in April.

Watch: Alex Iwobi reveals how hard Alexis really trains

In a question and answer round with FourFourTwo, Alex Iwobi revealed just how hard Alexis Sanchez really trains and it's not really a massive surprise.

Forward reveals greatest Arsenal moment

Alex Iwobi revealed to Copa90 recently that his greatest Arsenal moment so far was starting against Barcelona in the Champions League last season.

Alex Iwobi tipped for major award

Alex Iwobi
Alex Iwobi is expected to be nominated for the Africa Player of the Year award and former Nigeria coach, Sunday Oliseh, thinks he could win it.

Iwobi mocks his own terrible effort v Burnley

Alex Iwobi took to social media after Arsenal's win over Burnley to have a laugh at his own terrible shot that almost seem to go at right angles from his body while he was facing the goal.

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s lucky win over Burnley

Arsenal travelled to Turf Moor on Sunday on the crest of a massive wave but what did we learn from their struggles?

Free – Amazing Alex Iwobi wallpaper and social cover

Alex Iwobi has been one of Arsenal's best players so far this season.

Watch: Iwobi’s girlfriend explains his FIFA 17 rating

Alex Iwobi decided that the best way to explain his rating on FIFA 17 was to get his girlfriend, Clarisse Juliette to explain it to people despite it seeming like it was more a test to see if she understood it.

Iwobi, Manchester City and Leicester men to be nominated for Africa...

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images) are claiming that Alex Iwobi will be one of four Nigerians that will be nominated for the Confederation of Africa Footballer of the Year.

Iwobi plays FIFA and names Arsenal’s hardest player

Ahead of the launch of FIFA17, Alex Iwobi sat down with The Football Republic to play the game and have a little chat.

Arsenal man reveals why Arsene Wenger prevented him from taking part...

Alex Iwobi
Alex Iwobi was asked to represent Nigeria in the Rio Olympics, however, Arsene Wenger requested that he stay.

Episode 62: Nottingham Forest victory, Chelsea humiliation + booing Fabregas

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew, Stephen and Anita discuss league cup victory at Forest, this season's tactical changes, the emergence of Iwobi and 'Kostafi', and booing ex players. ...

Is Arsenal's humiliation of Chelsea just another false dawn or the...

The weekend's walk-over of the West London gazzilionaires has helped restore the faith, and the logic of recent decisions is now clear, but is this just another false dawn?

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s smashing win over Chelsea

It was a morale-boosting victory over our fierce west London rivals Chelsea on Saturday evening, but what did we learn from the match?

Arsenal boss admits forward didn't impress him at first

Alex Iwobi has emerged on the first-team scene this year and is currently enjoying his football, competing against the top sides and keeping a composed head on very talented shoulders.

Modest Arsenal forward grateful for Man of the Match award following...

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi won Man of the Match for his performance against Chelsea during Arsenal's 3-0 win on Saturday.

Has Mesut Ozil lost his crown to Arsenal youngster?

Alex Iwobi
Alex Iwobi seems to have overtaken Mesut Ozil on assists so far this year but does this mean he's stolen the playmaker's crown?

Iwobi to get Nigeria call-up for World Cup qualifier

Alex Iwobi
Alex Iwobi is set to get a call up to the senior Nigerian national side for their game against Zambia on 9th October.

Long read: Wenger’s tactical plan starts to form

Arsenal's Saturday stroll in Hull showed some hints of method to what has appeared tactical madness.

Wenger calls on Iwobi to stay humble

Alex Iwobi thought he’d got his name on the Arsenal scoresheet again, this time against Hull, only to have the goal taken away from him by Alexis Sanchez’s quick reactions.

Watch: Whose goal was it – Alexis or Iwobi?

Alex Iwobi thought he'd scored again for Arsenal against Hull on Saturday, but Alexis was soon claiming it. Arsene Wenger thinks it belongs to Iwobi, so is he right? We take a closer look.

Player focus: Hungry Alex Iwobi proves he’s Arsenal first team material...

Although Alex Iwobi's performances for Arsenal are still a little rough around the edges, his display against Hull was hugely exciting.

Arsenal forward feels he was robbed during Hull City clash

Alex Iwobi got two assists against Hull City on Saturday but still felt robbed of an actual goal.

Wednesday Arsenal recap – PSG draw, Giroud red card, double injury...

Wednesday was all about the reaction to Arsenal's 1-1 draw away to PSG.

Arsenal youngster unfazed by big opponents

Alex Iwobi insists that although he's taking his run in the Arsenal senior team as it comes, he's not fazed by the opponents he's having to face along the way.

Arsenal pre-Southampton team news – Ramsey out for PSG also

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday morning ahead of the return of the Premier League this weekend and Southampton's arrival at the Emirates.

Arsenal get injury boost but Ramsey set to miss 51st game...

Arsenal injury
Alex Iwobi has returned to training on schedule and ahead of Arsenal’s game against Southampton, however, Aaron Ramsey is reportedly ‘struggling’ to shake of his hamstring problem.

Watch: Former Gunner - 'These two Arsenal stars are joined at...

Chuba Akpom set to leave Arsenal on loan
Isaac Hayden revealed during his and Chuba Akpom's 'roommates' video that they did for the FA while away on duty with the England u21s, that Chuba and Alex Iwobi are joined at the hip.

Arsenal midfielder set to miss Southampton clash - report

According to Jeremy Wilson, Aaron Ramsey's return to fitness won't be against Southampton at the weekend.

Tuesday Arsenal recap – Agent Mesut Ozil, another new striker, Fifa...

The interlull is still in full swing but there's still a few bits of news wafting around here and there.

International manager eager for Arsenal forward to be fit

Nigeria's new technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, is looking forward to having Alex Iwobi back after the country found it difficult to score against Tanzania without him.

Quick Watch: Mohamed Elneny scares Alex Iwobi

One of the signs of a winning team is a great team spirit, that's why this made me so happy.

Injured Arsenal star set to return for Southampton clash

Hold the press: an Arsenal player - Alex Iwobi - could be on schedule to return when Arsene Wenger initially predicted.

Friday Arsenal recap: Mustafi and Perez almost complete, defender out +...

The big news on Friday was that Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez look as if they're about to sign for Arsenal very soon.

Arsenal team news: Mesut Ozil could start against Watford, Giroud set...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal will most likely field the same squad against Watford as they did against Leicester City.

Another Arsenal player ruled out for up to a month -...

Alex Iwobi could be keeping Aaron Ramsey (and the rest) company in the treatment room for four weeks after his test results came back.

Monday Arsenal recap: Liverpool fall-out, Ramsey ruled out, surprising stats +...

Monday was all about the fall-out from Arsenal's 4-3 loss against Liverpool.

Aaron Ramsey ruled out for a month, Alex Iwobi to be...

According to the Telegraph, Aaron Ramsey has been ruled out for a month.

Alex Iwobi prays that thigh injury isn’t serious

When Alex Iwobi was subbed off against Liverpool despite being one of Arsenal's better players, especially in the first half, everyone instantly feared the worst.

Wenger confirms fresh hamstring and thigh injuries for two key Arsenal...

Although Arsene Wenge is unsure of how severe Aaron Ramsey and Alex Iwobi's injuries are, he did confirm after we lost to Liverpool 4-3 that they have hamstring and thigh problems.

Thursday Arsenal recap: Mustafi almost done, Mahrez merry-go-round + more

Thursday's headlines were dominated by the news that Shkodran Mustafi's agent confirmed an agreement between his client and Arsenal but other stuff happened to, believe it or not.

Look: Arsenal youngster receives gift for record-breaking season

Alex Iwobi has been gifted a commemorative picture by the Premier League for his debut season in a year which broke the record for homegrown player appearances.

Wednesday Arsenal recap: Wenger’s future, Paul Pogba, Mahrez bid + more

Wednesday was full of the usual fun - I mean that sarcastically, of course - and some news.

Arsenal man backs Nigeria for World Cup qualification

Alex Iwobi has backed Nigeria to qualify for the World Cup.

Five reasons for Arsenal fans to be excited about new season...

With all the transfer doom and gloom surrounding Arsenal at the moment, it's easy to lose sight of reasons that we should actually get pretty excited about the new Premier League season starting on Saturday (Sunday for us).

Quick watch: Arsenal 3 Manchester City 2 highlights

Chuba Akpom set to leave Arsenal on loan
Arsenal’s final pre-season game against Manchester City all became a little pointless when Gabriel was crippled in the final moments of the game.

Player ratings: Arsenal's young guns fire home as Gunners beat Manchester...

Alex Iwobi what once again fantastic during Arsenal's 3-2 win over Manchester City.

Wednesday Arsenal recap – Draxler rumour unraveled, Mahrez, Mustafi + more

The big news on Wednesday was that Julian Draxler has made it very public that he wants to leave Wolfsburg.

Alex Iwobi: Starting against Barcelona was crazy!

Alex Iwobi has spoken to FourFourTwo about starting for Arsenal against Barcelona, admitting that the feelings were crazy and that he had to keep it a secret.

Arsenal coach: Alex Iwobi has Arsenal DNA

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Arsenal youth coach, Andries Jonker, claims that Alex Iwobi is the personification of Arsenal DNA.

9 Arsenal youngsters rated after Lens

Plenty of youngsters were given some minutes during our 1-1 pre-season draw against Ligue 2 side Lens on Friday evening, so how did they do?

Player ratings v Lens: Young Arsenal forwards shine despite dopey defence

Our first pre-season match is behind us, how did our players do?

Who will get the nod v RC Lens? Arsenal train ahead...

A mixture of Arsenal players, senior and youth, trained ahead of our Friday clash with French club, RC Lens. So, who will get the nod to start?

Wednesday’s Arsenal Icardi madness, deals done and more

On Wednesday the transfer circus moved its monkeys from Gonzalo Higuain’s back garden and planted them firmly on Mauro Icardi’s lawn.

Iwobi lifts the lid on Arsenal’s pre-season training regime

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
As Arsenal players get ready for the new season, Alex Iwobi has been speaking to Bleacher Report, explaining what pre-season is like.

Why Arsenal are wrong over Alex Iwobi

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Although the decision has already been made, and the likelihood of it being changed is decreasing by the day, Arsenal should let Alex Iwobi join up with the Nigerian squad to feature in the summer Olympic tournament.

Agent confirms Arsenal star will not be taking part in Olympics

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi's agent, Emeka Obasi, has confirmed that Arsenal won't allow the forward to take part in the Rio Olympics this summer.

Arsenal Youth news recap: Injury strikes promising youngster, IWobi + transfers

Fortune's injury frustration With pre-season already underway, a number of talented youngsters in the u21, u18 and schoolboy set-up are eager to take their chance...

Iwobi named in provisional Nigeria Olympics squad

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi has been included in the provisional Nigeria Olympic squad for the games this summer in Rio.

Friday recap: Wenger on Payet; Vardy, Morata and more

It's all a bit quiet on the Arsenal front at the moment but here's the latest news and gossip from Friday.

Arsenal forward: I need more

Alex Iwobi has admitted that he would like to score more goals and get more assists for Arsenal next season.

Alex Iwobi pictured in Manchester City shirt

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi gave Gooners everywhere a heart attack when he was pictured wearing a Manchester City shirt but fear not - it's only because (it seems) he lost a bet.

Why Gedion Zelalem should not return to Rangers next season

Having made his first-team debut in January two years ago, Gedion Zelalem has previously been tipped for future stardom and it seems only a matter of time before he asserts his credentials in the senior side.

Stat: Arsenal spend less than 6 other English clubs including Manchester...

Arsenal have spent less than several clubs between 2010-2015 but does it really matter if we're not winning trophies?

Arsenal coach surprised by youngster - 'We love it!'

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi's success and progress, boosting him into the first team, has taken head of our academy, Andries Jonker, by surprise.

Iwobi starts as Nigeria win, misses great chance

Alex Iwobi started for Nigeria as they defeated Luxembourg 3-1 on Tuesday evening in the country dubbed ‘Little Switzerland’.

CONFIRMED: Iwobi gets new shirt number as Arsenal deny blocking his...

Alex Iwobi has become the latest Arsenal player to change his shirt number, this time changing from 45 to Alexis's old number, 17.

Iwobi in Nigeria squad, visa problems for Manchester City man, Chelsea...

Alex Iwobi has been included in the Nigeria squad for their friendly against Mali that will take place in France on 27 May in the Stade Robert Diochon.

Daily Cannon breakthrough POTS: Alex Iwobi

It didn't take a lot of deliberation to come up with our Daily Cannon breakthrough player of the season.

Ranking Arsenal's attacking midfielders for 2015/16 season

The season is over, but who were the heroes and villains of Arsenal’s campaign?

Wilshere: This young Arsenal midfielder is special

Watching on from the stands all season, Jack Wilshere has had the opportunity to assess everything about the team and Alex Iwobi has caught his eye.

Wenger explains decision to hook Iwobi rather than Giroud

Arsène Wenger was very much a marked man on Saturday afternoon but, on the day, he came up trumps with a match-winning substitution.

Arsenal midfielder: My performance wasn't good enough

Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi has acknowledged his own disappointing performance against Sunderland on Sunday but he shouldn't have to.

Wenger wants teenage star to be inspired by Bellerín's PFA award

Selected by his fellow Premier League players for the PFA Team of the Year on Thursday, Héctor Bellerín followed up the news with a superb performance against West Bromwich Albion.

Wenger: Midfielder is a huge positive from this season

Making his sixth consecutive start on Thursday evening, Alex Iwobi's form already seems to have made him a regular in the Arsenal side.

Player focus: Alex Iwobi proves to be Arsenal’s only bright spark

They say that 'absence makes the heart grow fonder'. If Sunday's showing was anything to go by, Arsenal fans should be praying to whichever deity that they have faith in that Alex Iwobi doesn't disappear anytime soon.

Arsenal legend names 4 players Arsenal can build around in summer...

Sitting third in the Premier League table, Arsenal aren't in a disastrous position...until you consider the teams in second and first.

Arsenal star explains why he rejected switch

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
After a fast rise to the Arsenal first team, some England fans may be a little aggrieved that Alex Iwobi has opted to play for Nigeria.

Arsenal star explains goal celebration

Alex Iwobi and Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal
Since breaking into the first team last month, Alex Iwobi has looked right at home and scored twice, giving us a couple of views of a new goal celebration.

Arsenal: Always too good to fail, not good enough to succeed?

As Arsenal try to fight end of season drift and secure a top-three trophy (see what I did there?) ahead of a recovering Manchester City, it's been a week of encouragement in some quarters and frustration in others.

‘Iwobi can fill the shoes of Kanu but stop pressuring him!’...

Former Nigerian youth international, Eddy Lord Dombraye, has warned people not to put too much pressure on Alex Iwobi as the Arsenal youngster starts to make his mark on world football.

Why Arsenal need to sell before they can buy

A lot of focus over the last few weeks has fallen on who Arsenal need to bring in during the summer transfer window in order to boost their chances of winning the Premier League next season, all of it on who Arsenal should buy and none of it on who they should sell. This is wrong.

Arsenal duo named in African Team of the Week

Alex Iwobi has been named in the African Team of the Week after the youngster registered his second Premier League goal last weekend.

Wenger explains key to improved form

After a bleak run from January through to March, Arsenal have found a solid level of performance.

Wenger confirms contract talks

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi has impressed in recent weeks and looks set to be rewarded with a big new contract.

Iwobi: I will do my best to make a meaningful contribution

Alex Iwobi is hoping that he will be invited to play at the Olympics with Nigeria, and if he is he will do his best ‘to make a meaningful contribution’.

Iwobi talent really shows how bad Arsenal duo have been

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
The inclusion of Alex Iwobi in our first team has done two things: Firstly, proven that Arsene Wenger does have an eye for talent, even if our youth system can be hit or miss; and secondly, shine a light on how poor Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have been, particularly this season.

Arsenal have paid the price for not taking risks

When criticising Arsenal for not taking enough risks, there is plenty to choose from.

Wenger names three who will come after Iwobi

With all eyes trained on Alex Iwobi, Arsene Wenger has named three from six players he believes will follow in the young Nigerian’s footsteps.

Arsenal dominate Tottenham, Chelsea in London Team of the Week

Arsenal once again dominate the London Evening Standard’s London Team of the Week for the weekend’s Premier League games.

Alex Iwobi’s new contract – the details

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi has been handed a new contract worth far in excess what initial reports claimed.

Wenger: We have values and he’s fearless

Arsene Wenger praised Arsenal's faith in youth players after Alex Iwobi put in another amazing performance during our 4-0 win over Watford.

Graphic: Arsenal’s goals v Watford displayed pass-by-pass

Alex Iwobi and Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal
Arsenal returned to Premier League action with a comprehensive display against Watford at the Emirates. Thanks to the Daily Mail, we've get some cool graphics which show how the Arsenal goals developed on the pitch.

Manchester United fans go crazy at Iwobi/Martial tweet

As Alex Iwobi slotted home his second goal in two games against Watford on Sunday, I sent out a Tweet. United fans didn't take it too well.

Player ratings: Iwobi shines in bright Arsenal performance

Who was the MOTM against Watford? We take a look at how the players did in the Premier League.

Player focus: Alex Iwobi does it again

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
We've all heard the saying "one swallow does not a summer make" and in footballing terms it can be termed as "one season does not a superstar make."

Iwobi: This is a dream come true

Alex Iwobi has described scoring and winning with this Arsenal team as a dream come true.

Arsenal without Elneny for a month next year as Egypt beat...

Facing each other for the second time in a week on international duty, Egypt beat Nigeria on Tuesday to qualify for the next African Cup of Nations tournament.

Iwobi and his dad on player’s hopes for future

Chuka Iwobi told reporters that he hopes his son, Alex, has started out on a long journey with Nigeria after making his competitive debut for the side against Egypt on Friday.

Arsenal youngster: I'm buzzing for Iwobi, now I have to join...

Teammates through the Arsenal youth system, Chuba Akpom is hoping to join Alex Iwobi in the first team squad next season.

Iwobi now officially ineligible to play for England

Arsenal stars Mohamed Elneny and Alex Iwobi had to share the spoils on Friday evening as Egypt met Nigeria in an African Cup of Nations Qualifier.

More Iwobi contract details emerge

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi is set to see his wages rise dramatically with a new deal, despite only agreeing a five-year contract in October.

Arsenal get massive double injury boost ahead of run-in

Arsenal treatment room
Arsenal are set for a massive double injury boost with Petr Cech and Aaron Ramsey to step up their training during the international break ahead...

Iwobi, Welbeck and Elneny - Three Arsenal positives that might save...

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Arsenal, perhaps for the first time this year, were seriously impressive in dispatching Everton this weekend. Pace, power, great interplay and, crucially, end product. The performance...

Arsenal midfielder: I'm fit and ready to play

Missing Nigeria training on Tuesday, there was some speculation as to whether Alex Iwobi was injured or unwell. The 19-year-old has made a name for...

Arsenal wonderkid living his dream, but how?

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
A goal and man of the match award on Saturday, it was a full Premier League debut to remember for Alex Iwobi. The Nigerian international...

Injury update: Iwobi taken to hospital

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
It's been a whirlwind week for Alex Iwobi, who scored his first Arsenal goal and has now been taken to hospital on international duty. Teaming...

Look: Iwobi signs

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi has enjoyed quite the week. The Arsenal kid started in the Champions League against Barcelona in Spain and then followed that up with...

Is this the only chance Arsenal have of overhauling Leicester and...

After a thoroughly miserable few weeks, where another season has collapsed at speed, the last few days have brought a few rays of sunlight...

Iwobi set for new deal that will eclipse Manchester United youngster

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Arsenal are set to up Alex Iwobi’s wages by a whopping 900% after his impressive breakthrough into the first team according to reports. As we...

Arsenal star youngster only paid half what Manchester United kid gets

Alex Iwobi is the youngster on everyone’s lips this week. The Arsenal kid started his first Premier League game against Everton and grabbed his first...

Henry: These three things are why Iwobi is perfect kids rolemodel

Alex Iwobi is the hottest thing at Arsenal at the minute. The 19-year-old’s first goal for the club he has been at since he was...

Watch: Alex Iwobi personal highlights v Everton

Alex Iwobi started his first Premier League game on Saturday, grabbed a goal and left with the man of the match award. Not a bad...

Wenger hails three Arsenal players for restoring ‘balance’ against Everton

Arsene Wenger believes Mohamed Elneny, Danny Welbeck and Alex Iwobi have restored some balance in the Arsenal team. The boss hailed all three players after...

Legend 'delighted' with Iwobi, backs youngster to put pressure on underperforming...

Ian Wright spoke about Alex Iwobi's performance against Everton and revealed he's delighted with the fact we finally have a player putting pressure on...

Look: Arsenal players pose with Iwobi's award

Arsenal photographer Stuart MacFarlane managed to capture a brilliant moment between Danny Welbeck and Alex Iwobi posing with the latter's Man of the Match...

Stats: Alex Iwobi’s Man of the Match performance

Alex Iwobi capped his first Premier League start for Arsenal with a goal and the man of the match award. Not bad for the kid...

Player focus: Iwobi shines on first Premier League start

Iwobi was particularly impressive at the Nou Camp, where he was handed his first Champions League start against reigning champions Barcelona in midweek. Against Everton,...

Iwobi’s uncle: You haven’t seen half of what he can do

You probably know by now that Alex Iwobi is Jay-Jay Okocha’s nephew. The former Bolton star wowed Premier League fans for four years between 2002...

Iwobi elated with ‘memorable’ first goal against Everton

Alex Iwobi posted about his 'memorable' performance against Everton. The forward scored his first goal for the Arsenal senior team and was one of our...

Watch: Welbeck presents Iwobi with Man of the Match award

Alex Iwobi must be on cloud nine after receiving his first Man of the Match away to Everton. The 19-year-old not only scored an incredibly...

Wenger hails ‘intelligent’ Iwobi performance against Everton

Arsene Wenger has hailed Alex Iwobi after his extraordinary performance against Everton in the Premier League. The boss spoke after the match about the forward,...

Iwobi hails partnership with Welbeck after scoring first Arsenal goal

Alex Iwobi was visibly chuffed after scoring his first Arsenal goal against Everton on Saturday and took the opportunity to hail his partnership with...

Arsenal finally show up with impressive Everton win

Arsenal showed they weren't quite dead and buried in the title race with a professional win over Everton at Goodison on Saturday afternoon.

Predicted XI: Wenger to shuffle his strikers v Everton

Arsenal predicted lineup
Much of Arsène Wenger's team will pick itself on Saturday afternoon with the Gunners struggling with a number of injuries. The goalkeeper, defence and midfield...

Watch: Iwobi shines on full Champions League debut

Thrown into the deep end, Alex Iwobi played very well in his first Champions League start at Camp Nou on Wednesday. Just 19, the Nigeria...

Iwobi: Barcelona start was an amazing experience

Camp Nou is quite the place for your first ever Champions League start but Alex Iwobi lived up to the occasion on Wednesday evening. Yet...

Iwobi stars at Camp Nou to prove he's Arsenal's next homegrown...

Young forward Alex Iwobi was given a surprise start at Camp Nou against Champions League holders Barcelona on Wednesday evening and he did not...

Predicted XI v Watford: Coquelin, Campbell, Özil all in

Arsenal predicted lineup
The big question for Arsène Wenger on Sunday morning is whether or not he thinks Arsenal can win in Barcelona. Can the Gunners go to...

Watch: Iwobi’s slick performance against Hull

Alex Iwobi made another start against Hull on Tuesday and, once again, impressed. The forward is proving time and time again that he deserves more...

Player focus: Arsenal find their latest midfield sensation in Iwobi

It is hard to get carried away with an attacking performance against a lower-division team, but nothing Alex Iwobi did against Hull was down...

Predicted XI v Hull: Wenger to make six changes, Özil and...

Arsenal predicted lineup
Back to FA Cup duty, and we already know Arsène Wenger is planning on rotating for Tuesday evening's game against Hull City. With a busy schedule,...

Wenger turns to youngster in hope of creativity against Hull

Alex Iwobi is traveling with the Arsenal squad and could face Hull on Tuesday. The FA Cup clash, which is a replay of our 0-0...

Arsenal team news: Midfielder misses out on FA Cup trip thanks...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger claims there are no new injuries going into our FA Cup replay against Hull on Tuesday night. The boss addressed the press ahead...

Injury update: Midfielder won't play for Arsenal until May

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is facing two months out but doesn't need surgery.

Iwobi describes Arsenal loss to Manchester United as a nightmare

Arsenal player tweets
Alex Iwobi has described Arsenal's 3-2 defeat to Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday as a nightmare. The forward, who came on in...

Iwobi invited to join up with Nigeria for Brazil game

Alex Iwobi has been invited by Nigeria to take part in their upcoming friendly with Brazil. Find out more here.

Arsenal midfielder admits he feels responsible for Alex Iwobi

Jack Wilshere has admitted that he feels a certain level of responsibility over the younger members of the Arsenal squad, such as Alex Iwobi. The...

English elitism as Arsenal and Bournemouth forwards told to snub second...

Nigeria and DC Congo might feel a little bit put out today after both Arsene Wenger and Eddie Howe both advised Alex Iwobi and...

Head of Arsenal's academy hails "perfect" young midfielder

Arsenal disappointingly went out of the UEFA Youth League on Tuesday, losing 2-0 away against Anderlecht, but the experience was a good one for...

Arsenal’s dead deadline day reflects surprise squad strength

Apart from Wenger's pre-Ozil smirk, and the mad trolley dash after the 8-2 debacle at Old Trafford, Arsenal invariably seem determined to disappoint whichever...

Youngster describes Arsenal man's goal against Burnley as 'funny'

Alex Iwobi gave another brilliant performance against Burnley in our 2-1 win at the Emirates on Saturday but the player took time after the...

Arsenal youngster prepared for his FA Cup chance

Since making his Arsenal in the League Cup at Sheffield Wednesday earlier in the season, Alex Iwobi has gone on to reach heights even he...

Arsenal captain excited by academy player

Injuries to the likes of Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alexis Sánchez have been concerning this season, but they have meant chances for other...

Look: Arsenal midfielder returns to training alongside Iwobi and Reine-Adelaide ahead...

It's the moment we've all been waiting for: Tomas Rosicky is back in training. The midfielder has returned to training ahead of our Premier League...

Arsenal's form ahead of Liverpool game suggests surprise depth in shallow...

So another week and another win, albeit against opposition lacking in both talent and ambition, and the good ship Arsenal is still on course,...

Wenger praises fearless Iwobi after Arsenal’s win over Sunderland

Arsene Wenger heaped praise onto Alex Iwobi after a sterling performance in the FA Cup against Sunderland. The 19-year-old made his sixth appearance and second...

Player focus: Iwobi proves he’s more ready than we thought

After his very brief cameo appearance against Bournemouth before the turn of the year, it was finally time for Alex Iwobi to prove his...

Wenger wants 'complicated' transfer completed before Arsenal face Liverpool

The links with Mohamed Elneny emerged on Christmas Eve. By the time Arsenal played Bournemouth on the 28th of December, it was already pretty clear...

Championship clubs interested in exciting young Arsenal players

As we go through January, there will be a lot of talk about Arsenal and who the club are targeting. Mohamed Elneny looks likely to...

Teenager returns to Arsenal and could make his debut in Munich

Is Arsenal midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide an option in Munich? Injuries to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott have left Arsène Wenger with only Joel Campbell and...

Wenger has to gamble in midfield – predicted XI to face...

Arsenal v swansea
After a week of rotation in the League Cup, the Arsenal side should be stocked full of stars once again at Swansea on Saturday. Unfortunately,...

Injury scares hit for Halloween – Swansea City v Arsenal preview

Arsenal v swansea
Halloween occurs on Saturday, when Arsenal face Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium. The Gunners lost to the Welsh outfit twice last season and head...

Player focus: Alex Iwobi Arsenal debut v Sheffield Wednesday

When Alex Iwobi dreamed of getting his competitive Arsenal debut, it's unlikely that it involved losing 3-0 to Sheffield Wednesday. Such is life. In what was...

Wenger: None of the young players are ready for this level

Four Arsenal players made their debut against Sheffield Wednesday on Tuesday night, as the Gunners lost 3-0 to the Championship side. Alex Iwobi and Glen...

Latest injuries will force Wenger to gamble with team selection

Just a week ago Aaron Ramsey had the right midfield slot nailed down. Theo Walcott had exclusively been used up front this season and Alex...

Focus: Alex Iwobi’s full Arsenal debut

Alex Iwobi did his best in a nightmarish game for the Arsenal, but was unable to bring any real spark to a very much subdued...

Highly-rated Arsenal youngster: Henry is like no other coach

Arsenal's talented winger, Alex Iwobi, has showered club legend Thierry Henry with praise, saying his advice helped the Nigerian youngster to score a quick-fire...

Arsenal u19 2-0 Bayern u19: Iwobi scores twice to seal third...

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice in the space of five minutes as Arsenal u19s won a third consecutive UEFA Youth League game. Following wins...

Internationals: Ospina clean sheet, Iwobi debut, Campbell loses

David Ospina could breathe a sigh of relief after the goalkeeper kept a clean sheet on his first appearance since his Champions League nightmare...

Infographic: When to watch Arsenal players on international duty

Following our 3-0 defeat of Manchester United, it's almost two weeks until we get to watch Arsenal in action again. If playing Watford on 17th...

Winger delighted to sign Arsenal deal

It was announced on Tuesday that 19-year-old winger Alex Iwobi has signed a new long-term deal at Arsenal. The teenager is yet to play for...

Forward wants out of Arsenal, confirms father

Alex Iwobi wants a loan move away from Arsenal and soon, his father has recently confirmed. The 19-year-old has made seven appearances for our youth...

Arsenal get ready to send yet another forward out on loan

According to reports, Arsenal are considering sending Alex Iwobi out on loan to aid with his development. As Arsenal change tack in the Capital One...

Result: Arsenal u19 3-2 Olympiacos u19

Arsenal u19s won a second consecutive UEFA Youth League game to remain top of their group. The Gunners welcomed Olympiacos to Boreham Wood on Tuesday afternoon...

Nottingham Forest chase Arsenal forward - report

Reports are emerging that Championship side Nottingham Forest want Alex Iwobi. Although it appears they only want him on loan, the forward is currently enjoying...

Arsenal youngster earns first international call-up

Alex Iwobi has had a day or two to remember. The 19-year-old, still awaiting his debut for the Arsenal first team, was on the bench...

Predicted XI: Wenger to drop his superstars at Tottenham

Arsenal predicted lineup
It didn't pay off in Zagreb last week, but expect Arsène Wenger to rotate his squad again when Arsenal visit White Hart Lane on...

Team news: Coquelin out, Per back v Spurs

Arsenal team news
As ever, Arsenal will be making changes for the third round of the League Cup. With a squad full of experienced players we will see...

The young star hoping to break into Wenger's team this season

Arsenal u21s face Newcastle United u21s on Friday evening and will be looking to continue their unbeaten start to the season by winning at St....

Arsenal forward misses midfield partnership

Iwobi is looking forward to his u21 match against Fulham after scoring a hat-trick against Stoke last time.

Watch: Arsenal youth squad off target

The Arsenal youth squad take part in the rabona crossbar challenge.

Arsenal star claims striker left to prove point

Alex Iwobi hails teammate, Chuba Akpom, who's currently on loan to Hull City, as his inspiration.

New Arsenal star: I didn't even know how to celebrate

by Nia Griffiths After playing at Arsenal from the age of nine, scoring his first goal at the Emirates was a dream come true for...

Crucial questions left unanswered for Arsenal after Emirates Cup

With another pre-season trophy in the bag, pre-season has gone well, but what have we learnt about Arsenal from the Emirates Cup weekend? With Arsenal...

Who is Alex Iwobi?

by Nia Griffiths After scoring his debut senior goal against Lyon in the Emirates Cup, Alex Iwobi has peeked interest throughout the footballing world -...

Wenger praises promising Arsenal stars

by Nia Griffiths After 19-year-old Alex Iwobi scored on his debut for the senior team during Arsenal's 6-0 thumping of Lyon, Arsene Wenger had high...

Talented winger lined up for Emirates Cup debut

by Nia Griffiths After impressing Arsene Wenger during the Barclays Asia Trophy in Singapore, Alex Iwobi is likely to feature in the Emirates cup on...

Wenger says youngsters can impact on his transfer plans

by Lewis Ambrose The transfer window remains open until the end of August but Arsène Wenger will give his young stars the opportunity to influence...

U21’s: Ten-man Arsenal crash at Middlesbrough

Arsenal's u21's lost 3-2 at Middlesbrough on Monday night. The Gunners went behind early on when Deyan Iliev was sent off after failing to control...

Wilshere, Diaby, Gnabry feature as Arsenal u21 lose to Reading

Abou Diaby, Serge Gnabry and Jack Wilshere all started for the u21's against Reading at the Emirates on Monday night. Krystian Bielik was also in...

Cup exit, new deal, new signing + more - youth &...

Every Tuesday we bring you a round-up of what's been happening with the youth teams.   In addition, we also take a look at how the players on...

Nigeria to cap Arsenal man to seal allegiance

Nigeria are planning on capping Alex Iwobi to secure his future as a Super Eagle.

Watch ten of the best from Arsenal’s Academy

Watch ten of the best goals scored by Arsenal Academy players during the 14/15 season to date.

Wenger enlisted to help 'rebuild Nigerian football'

Arsene Wenger has met with the president of the Nigerian Football Federation who are hopeful of enlisting him to help 'rebuild Nigerian football'.

Nigerian FF president meets with parents of young Arsenal stars

The president of the Nigerian FF stopped off at Arsenal at the weekend to meet with some Arsenal players and their parents.

Arsenal to release forward for unscheduled international

Arsenal will allow their under21 captain to take part in an out-of-schedule international, but there are some provisions. Fond out more here.

Arsenal England youngster invited to represent Nigeria

Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi has been invited to join the Nigerian u23 side despite having already turned out for England at u16, 17 and 18...