Tag: Alex Iwobi
Arsenal put in another good performance in their weekend victory over Watford, winning consecutive games for only the second time this calendar year.
Arsenal slipped to a new low over the weekend, losing a fourth consecutive match, 2-1 against newly promoted Brighton & Hove Albion.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The CIES Football Observatory haven't named any Arsenal players on their list of the 50 most promising u20 prospects in Europe.
Alex Iwobi's stats compared to Tomas Rosicky, whom Arsenal fans adore, and Alexander Hleb, are pretty surprising.
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.
Alex Iwobi got a cameo in Nike's new 'Nothing beats a Londoner' advert.
On Monday morning, Alex Iwobi posted a mysterious update to his Snapchat, and left Arsenal supporters arguing over what it meant.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 in the League Cup semi-final on Wednesday night, but fans were unhappy with Alex Iwobi's performance.
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.
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.
Like most Gooners, Ian Wright was pretty confused when he saw Alex Iwobi's name on Arsenal's team sheet on Wednesday night.
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?
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 says Danny Welbeck teases him by calling Arsene Wenger his dad, and he admits the pair have a great relationship.
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.
Despite Alex Iwobi signing a new contract with Arsenal in October 2016, the Gunners are reportedly trying to tie him down to another deal.
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.
Villarreal winger Samu Castillejo likes Arsenal, Barcelona and Napoli as potential future clubs, according to reports.
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 has two simple aims at Arsenal: play more games and score more goals.
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.
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.
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 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 wants to see a strong performance from his second choice eleven against Cologne, and won't accept anything less.
Arsene Wenger says we'll see a more experienced team play against Cologne in tonight's Europa League clash.
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 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 insists that everyone at Arsenal has Arsene Wenger's back.
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.
Late decisions will be made on the inclusion of Shkodran Mustafi, Alex Iwobi and Danny Welbeck.
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.
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 reckons England didn't push hard enough to secure Alex Iwobi when they had the chance.
Arsenal have given academy graduates the most opportunities of any club in the top two divisions this season.
Alex Iwobi has admitted that he almost cried after scoring his historic goal for Nigeria last month.
Nine Arsenal players have been called up for their countries for their upcoming international matches.
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.
Arsenal went to Manchester City and lost, just like we all expected them to.
Several Arsenal players will be in action during the international break
Alex Iwobi knows exactly what he must do to get back into the Arsenal first team.
Reiss Nelson has identified the Arsenal players have helped him settle into first team life.
Alex Iwobi has been called up by Nigeria for their upcoming matches against Algeria and Argentina.
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.
It's two years to the day that Alex Iwobi made his debut for Arsenal.
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.
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 has revealed that Thierry Henry still gives him advice.
Alex Iwobi has said that Thierry Henry still gives him advice.
Alex Iwobi has tipped Chuba Akpom to make an impact at Arsenal next season.
Arsène Wenger has congratulated all Nigerian Arsenal fans after the Super Eagles qualified for the World Cup next year.
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.
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.
Alex Iwobi says scoring the winning goal against Zambia is one of the greatest feelings of his career so far.
Alex Iwobi could be Arsenal's unlikely internal solution to their Mesut Ozil problem.
Alex Iwobi has thanked the Nigerian fans who witnessed his winning goal for his country on Saturday night.
Alex Iwobi believes that Arsenal will suffer a huge setback if they lose both Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez.
Alex Iwobi not only scored for Nigeria on Saturday evening, he sent his country through to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
England u21 boss Aidy Boothroyd says Nigeria could look to lure more players away after the success of Alex Iwobi for the national side.
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.
In total, twelve Arsenal first-team players have been called up to represent their countries over the international break.
Alex Iwobi reckons that Arsenal need to be more consistent if they're going to win the title.
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.
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.
Alex Iwobi has just found out his FIFA 18 rating and the 21-year-old is not impressed.
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?
The Arsenal players have reacted on social media to the 2-0 win over Brighton.
Alex Iwobi bagged his first goal of the season in a decent performance against Brighton.
Nacho Monreal and Alex Iwobi were pleased with a win over 'difficult' Brighton.
Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal lacked fluency against Brighton but have had a very positive week.
Arsenal are working hard to ensure Alex Iwobi is fit for the Brighton game on Sunday, according to reports.
Arsenal could be without Laurent Koscielny and Mesut Ozil for Sunday's game against Brighton.
Alex Iwobi has claimed he learned a lot after he was dropped last season.
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 expects more to come from Alex Iwobi, suggesting the midfielder needs to improve his assist-making and goal-getting.
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 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 believes that Arsenal defended better against Chelsea without Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the team.
Arsenal legend Ian Wright has praised Danny Welbeck and Alex Iwobi after their performance in the Gunners' goalless draw away to Chelsea.
Uruguayan 21-year-old Federico Martinez is being targeted by Arsenal, according to reports.
Alex Iwobi received a surprise start against Chelsea and put in an industrious performance.
Arsenal stay third in the Injury League table, Everton are top and Watford are currently in second place.
Arsenal and Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil impressed once again, scoring and assisting a goal as his side enjoyed a 6-0 win over Norway.
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.
Arsenal remain third in the Injury League table as Everton replace Watford at the top.
Alex Iwobi has been ruled out of Nigeria's matches over the international break, as he has picked up a thigh muscle strain.
Galatasaray are reportedly set to make a shock-move for Alex Iwobi this summer.
Alex Iwobi has been called up for Nigeria's 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon.
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 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.
Alex Iwobi believes that he's still the same person as he always was, despite his rise to fame in recent seasons.
One of the many supporters experiencing the emotional rollercoaster of Arsenal’s opening league game on Friday was Alex Iwobi’s father.
There's just one month remaining in the transfer window, and Arsenal still have work to do.
With the new Premier League season just five days away, here are six things we learned from Arsenal's pre-season.
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 Mohamed Elneny or Alex Iwobi to the Africa Cup of Nations from its next staging in 2019.
A study has revealed that Arsenal depend on their academy graduates far more than any other team in the Premier League.
Alex Iwobi had high praise for Emi Martinez after Arsenal's penalty shoot-out win against Bayern Munich on Wednesday.
Arsenal continued their pre-season preparations with a penalty shoot-out win over Bayern Munich.
Alex Iwobi was pleased with Arsenal's penalty shoot-out win against Bayern Munich.
Arsenal goalkeepers Petr Cech and Emi Martinez both shone in Wednesday's win over Bayern Munich.
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.
Arsenal scored late in normal time and beat Bayern Munich on penalties. Here's how Twitter reacted throughout the match.
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.
Alex Iwobi has talked to the media about his aims for the current season and his thoughts on his 2016/17 campaign.
Arsenal pair Alex Iwobi and Heather O'Reilly have picked up awards from the PFA for their community work.
Arsenal have kicked off their pre-season tour with a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo.
It looks almost certain that Lucas Perez will be leaving the club this summer after a season of limited opportunities.
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 visited a local community to award one of its members for his outstanding contributions.
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?
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.
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.
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?
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.
Three first-team players were in action for their respective countries on international duty, with contrasting fortunes.
Alexis Sanchez has revealed the name of a certain Arsenal youngster who's impressed him over the past couple of seasons.
Henry Onyekuru has said he doesn't want to be a bench player at his next club.
Henry Onyekuru revealed that he has spoken with Alex Iwobi about Arsenal while the pair are on international duty with Nigeria.
Alex Iwobi claims that the Arsenal players would 'run through brick walls' for Arsene Wenger.
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.
Two Arsenal players were in action for their countries on Thursday. Here's how they got on:
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 joined up with his Nigerian team-mates as they prepare for Thursday's friendly fixture against Togo.
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.
Alex Iwobi featured for the first time since the start of April during a substitute appearance against Sunderland.
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.
Alex Iwobi wants a return to the Arsenal starting lineup against Manchester United after failing to feature in the last five league games.
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 has revealed that Arsenal almost released him.
Alex Iwobi hoped his energy would help Arsenal seal all three points against Manchester City.
Alex Iwobi has been pretty vocal recently about his respect for Arsene Wenger and desire for the Frenchman to stay at Arsenal.
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%.
Which Arsenal players have been in action while on international duty so far?
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 have lost two more players ahead of their Premier League match away to West Brom.
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?
The Evening standard expects Gabriel to start for Arsenal handing Lincoln City a massive boost ahead of their FA Cup trip to the Emirates.
Danny Welbeck and Alex Iwobi could miss the FA Cup clash against Lincoln City on Saturday.
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.
Just as Arsenal appear to be getting players back from injury, they lose more.
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 looks like he has picked up an injury after the game at Sutton on Monday night.
Alex Iwobi wasn't at his free-flowing best throughout in a frustrating afternoon for the 20-year-old.
Alex Iwobi has revealed that his lack of aerial threat makes him the brunt of a few jokes amongst the Arsenal lads in training.
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.
Alex Iwobi has admitted that he never predicted that he would be where he is at Arsenal at the tender age of 20.
In a recent interview with Four Four Two, Alex Iwobi revealed that he absolutely hates Bulgarian squats and Romanian deadlifts.
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.
The Nigerian forward had a quiet day against a tough Burnley defence.
An Alexis Sanchez strop can't mask a good weekend for Arsenal.
It was an eventful weekend in the world of football, not just on the pitch but in the stands as well.
Alex Iwobi has revealed that Arsene Wenger instructed them to be more ruthless in the second half – advice they clearly heeded.
Alex Iwobi managed to score not just one but two deflected goals against Swansea to seal Arsenal's 4-0 win on Saturday.
Arsene Wenger has admitted that his side got a bit lucky with some of their goals against Swansea on Saturday.
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).
Alex Iwobi has picked up the African Youth Player of the Year award while Asisat Oshoala won Women's Player of the Year.
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.
Francis Coquelin believes that 2017 can be Alex Iwobi's big year.
Safety in numbers helps Arsenal return to winning ways, despite notable absences.
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.
Alex Iwobi believes Arsenal lost against Manchester City on Sunday because we just took our foot off the gas.
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.
Arsene Wenger praised the quality of Arsenal's bench after Iwobi came on in the 69th minute to score their third goal against Stoke.
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.
In Soccer AM's Teammates 2.0 segment, Alex Iwobi revealed which Arsenal player he thinks has the best footballing brain.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ben Sheaf recently spoke to the Arsenal matchday programme
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 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.
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.
Alex Iwobi is looking forward to wearing Nigeria's new kit against Algeria at the weekend.
Former Nigeria striker, Jonathan Akpoborie, has backed Alex Iwobi to shine for his country when they play Algeria on Saturday.
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?
Have Arsenal learned the lessons from overplaying youngsters?
Last week's strolls against Reading and Sunderland highlighted why Arsenal are a more serious proposition this year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alex Iwobi has missed out on the Golden Boy award after it was given to Bayern Munich’s Renato Sanches.
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
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 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.
Alex Iwobi has revealed the not so warm and friendly side of fan support (if you could call most Gooners 'warm and friendly').
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.
Gareth Southgate's team tinkering may have some long-term pluses for Arsenal.
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 are said to be ready to double Alex Iwobi’s wages despite giving him a payrise earlier in the year.
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.
Alex Iwobi has scored his first international goal as he gave Nigeria the lead against Zambia.
Alex Iwobi appears to have finally settled on a number with Nigeria after already switching twice.
Alexis has won Arsenal's Player of the Month.
Alex Iwobi scored a brace in Nigeria's 3-0 win over Plateau United on Wednesday.
Alex Iwobi is reportedly set to be offered a new Arsenal deal after only just signing a new one in April.
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.
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 is expected to be nominated for the Africa Player of the Year award and former Nigeria coach, Sunday Oliseh, thinks he could win it.
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.
Arsenal travelled to Turf Moor on Sunday on the crest of a massive wave but what did we learn from their struggles?
Alex Iwobi has been one of Arsenal's best players so far this season.
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.
AllAfrica.com are claiming that Alex Iwobi will be one of four Nigerians that will be nominated for the Confederation of Africa Footballer of the Year.
Ahead of the launch of FIFA17, Alex Iwobi sat down with The Football Republic to play the game and have a little chat.
Alex Iwobi was asked to represent Nigeria in the Rio Olympics, however, Arsene Wenger requested that he stay.
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. ...
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?
It was a morale-boosting victory over our fierce west London rivals Chelsea on Saturday evening, but what did we learn from the match?
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.
Alex Iwobi won Man of the Match for his performance against Chelsea during Arsenal's 3-0 win on Saturday.
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?
Alex Iwobi is set to get a call up to the senior Nigerian national side for their game against Zambia on 9th October.
Arsenal's Saturday stroll in Hull showed some hints of method to what has appeared tactical madness.
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.
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.
Although Alex Iwobi's performances for Arsenal are still a little rough around the edges, his display against Hull was hugely exciting.
Alex Iwobi got two assists against Hull City on Saturday but still felt robbed of an actual goal.
Wednesday was all about the reaction to Arsenal's 1-1 draw away to PSG.
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.
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.
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.
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.
According to Jeremy Wilson, Aaron Ramsey's return to fitness won't be against Southampton at the weekend.
The interlull is still in full swing but there's still a few bits of news wafting around here and there.
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.
One of the signs of a winning team is a great team spirit, that's why this made me so happy.
Hold the press: an Arsenal player - Alex Iwobi - could be on schedule to return when Arsene Wenger initially predicted.
The big news on Friday was that Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez look as if they're about to sign for Arsenal very soon.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal will most likely field the same squad against Watford as they did against Leicester City.
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 was all about the fall-out from Arsenal's 4-3 loss against Liverpool.
According to the Telegraph, Aaron Ramsey has been ruled out for a month.
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.
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'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.
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 was full of the usual fun - I mean that sarcastically, of course - and some news.
Alex Iwobi has backed Nigeria to qualify for the World Cup.
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).
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.
Alex Iwobi what once again fantastic during Arsenal's 3-2 win over Manchester City.
The big news on Wednesday was that Julian Draxler has made it very public that he wants to leave Wolfsburg.
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 youth coach, Andries Jonker, claims that Alex Iwobi is the personification of Arsenal DNA.
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?
Our first pre-season match is behind us, how did our players do?
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?
On Wednesday the transfer circus moved its monkeys from Gonzalo Higuain’s back garden and planted them firmly on Mauro Icardi’s lawn.
As Arsenal players get ready for the new season, Alex Iwobi has been speaking to Bleacher Report, explaining what pre-season is like.
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.
Alex Iwobi's agent, Emeka Obasi, has confirmed that Arsenal won't allow the forward to take part in the Rio Olympics this summer.
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...
Alex Iwobi has been included in the provisional Nigeria Olympic squad for the games this summer in Rio.
It's all a bit quiet on the Arsenal front at the moment but here's the latest news and gossip from Friday.
Alex Iwobi has admitted that he would like to score more goals and get more assists for Arsenal next season.
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.
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.
Arsenal have spent less than several clubs between 2010-2015 but does it really matter if we're not winning trophies?
Alex Iwobi's success and progress, boosting him into the first team, has taken head of our academy, Andries Jonker, by surprise.
Alex Iwobi started for Nigeria as they defeated Luxembourg 3-1 on Tuesday evening in the country dubbed ‘Little Switzerland’.
Alex Iwobi has become the latest Arsenal player to change his shirt number, this time changing from 45 to Alexis's old number, 17.
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.
It didn't take a lot of deliberation to come up with our Daily Cannon breakthrough player of the season.
The season is over, but who were the heroes and villains of Arsenal’s campaign?
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.
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 Alex Iwobi has acknowledged his own disappointing performance against Sunderland on Sunday but he shouldn't have to.
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.
Making his sixth consecutive start on Thursday evening, Alex Iwobi's form already seems to have made him a regular in the Arsenal side.
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.
Sitting third in the Premier League table, Arsenal aren't in a disastrous position...until you consider the teams in second and first.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alex Iwobi has been named in the African Team of the Week after the youngster registered his second Premier League goal last weekend.
After a bleak run from January through to March, Arsenal have found a solid level of performance.
Alex Iwobi has impressed in recent weeks and looks set to be rewarded with a big new contract.
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’.
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.
When criticising Arsenal for not taking enough risks, there is plenty to choose from.
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 once again dominate the London Evening Standard’s London Team of the Week for the weekend’s Premier League games.
Alex Iwobi has been handed a new contract worth far in excess what initial reports claimed.
Arsene Wenger praised Arsenal's faith in youth players after Alex Iwobi put in another amazing performance during our 4-0 win over Watford.
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.
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.
Who was the MOTM against Watford? We take a look at how the players did in the Premier League.
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."
Alex Iwobi has described scoring and winning with this Arsenal team as a dream come true.
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.
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.
Teammates through the Arsenal youth system, Chuba Akpom is hoping to join Alex Iwobi in the first team squad next season.
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.
Alex Iwobi is set to see his wages rise dramatically with a new deal, despite only agreeing a five-year contract in October.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
After a thoroughly miserable few weeks, where another season has collapsed at speed, the last few days have brought a few rays of sunlight...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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 showed they weren't quite dead and buried in the title race with a professional win over Everton at Goodison on Saturday afternoon.
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...
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...
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...
Young forward Alex Iwobi was given a surprise start at Camp Nou against Champions League holders Barcelona on Wednesday evening and he did not...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is facing two months out but doesn't need surgery.
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...
Alex Iwobi has been invited by Nigeria to take part in their upcoming friendly with Brazil. Find out more here.
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...
Nigeria and DC Congo might feel a little bit put out today after both Arsene Wenger and Eddie Howe both advised Alex Iwobi and...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
So another week and another win, albeit against opposition lacking in both talent and ambition, and the good ship Arsenal is still on course,...
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...
After his very brief cameo appearance against Bournemouth before the turn of the year, it was finally time for Alex Iwobi to prove his...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 forward Alex Iwobi scored twice in the space of five minutes as Arsenal u19s won a third consecutive UEFA Youth League game. Following wins...
David Ospina could breathe a sigh of relief after the goalkeeper kept a clean sheet on his first appearance since his Champions League nightmare...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
Iwobi is looking forward to his u21 match against Fulham after scoring a hat-trick against Stoke last time.
The Arsenal youth squad take part in the rabona crossbar challenge.
Alex Iwobi hails teammate, Chuba Akpom, who's currently on loan to Hull City, as his inspiration.
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...
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...
by Nia Griffiths After scoring his debut senior goal against Lyon in the Emirates Cup, Alex Iwobi has peeked interest throughout the footballing world -...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 are planning on capping Alex Iwobi to secure his future as a Super Eagle.
Watch ten of the best goals scored by Arsenal Academy players during the 14/15 season to date.
Arsene Wenger has met with the president of the Nigerian Football Federation who are hopeful of enlisting him to help 'rebuild Nigerian football'.
The president of the Nigerian FF stopped off at Arsenal at the weekend to meet with some Arsenal players and their parents.
Arsenal will allow their under21 captain to take part in an out-of-schedule international, but there are some provisions. Fond out more here.