Tag: Alex Iwobi

Alex Iwobi played for Arsenal Football Club. The Nigerian forward joined Arsenal as a youth in 2004 and made his first team debut in 2015. Iwobi left Arsenal for Everton in 2019 for £28m. In total, he made 149 appearances for Arsenal and scored 15 goals. Iwobi wore the number 17 shirt for Arsenal. He was born on May 3, 1995. Iwobi currently plays for Everton.

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 1, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

3 changes: Predicted Arsenal lineup vs Manchester United

Arsenal travel to Old Trafford to face Manchester United on Wednesday, after a confidence-inspiring victory over local rivals Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal celebrates after scoring during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 02, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Electric, fantastic, this player changed the game: Arsenal player ratings vs Spurs

Arsenal put Tottenham Hotspur back in their place with a 4-2 win on Sunday afternoon, coming from behind in the second half to secure the victory.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal gives his team instructions during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Arsenal and Blackpool at Emirates Stadium on October 31, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Star misses out: Expected Arsenal lineup vs Tottenham Hotspur

Arsenal host Tottenham Hotspur in the first North London derby of the season, and the first since Arsene Wenger left the club over the summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 03: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on November 3, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

The 4 Arsenal stars nominated for Player of the Month

Lucas Torreira, Bernd Leno, Alex Iwobi and Rob Holding have all been nominated for Arsenal's Player of the Month award for November.

9 changes: Predicted Arsenal lineup v Vorskla

Arsenal face FC Vorskla in the Europa League on Thursday, with the chance to top the group with a win, but an upcoming North London derby to keep in mind.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 25: Sead Kolasinac of Arsenal celebrates his team's second goal during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal FC at Vitality Stadium on November 25, 2018 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Arsenal player ratings vs Bournemouth: He never looked particularly good

Arsenal finally got back to winning ways on Sunday after three consecutive league draws, beating high-flying AFC Bournemouth 2-1 at the Vitality Stadium.

Arsenal star names Chelsea player as the Premier League's star performer

Alex Iwobi has named Eden Hazard as the LeBron James of the Premier League, speaking at an NBA2K19 gaming tournament in the last week.
LISBON, PORTUGAL - OCTOBER 25: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal applauds fans after the match during the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Sporting CP and Arsenal at Estadio Jose Alvalade on October 25, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

2 changes as injured stars return: Arsenal predicted lineup vs Bournemouth

After another international break draws to a close, Arsenal restart their club action with a match away to Bournemouth on Sunday, looking to get back to winning ways after three league draws.
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8 things we learned about Arsenal against Wolves

Arsenal signed off for the latest international break with a lucky draw against Wolves to extend their unbeaten run to 16 and their winless run to 3.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 11: Adama Traore of Wolverhampton Wanderers shoots as Bernd Leno of Arsenal attempts to save during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on November 11, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Kolasinac struggles, Aubameyang wasteful, Leno shines: Arsenal player ratings v Wolves

Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday, in a disappointing result despite coming back from behind late on.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 03: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates after he scores his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on November 3, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Unai Emery to make 9 changes: Predicted Arsenal lineup v Wolves

Arsenal host Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League on Sunday, in the last game before the final international break of 2018.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 08: Referee Gediminas Mazeika and Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal stand over Danny Welbeck of Arsenal as he is injured during the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Arsenal and Sporting CP at Emirates Stadium on November 8, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

1 bright spot: Arsenal player ratings v Sporting CP

Arsenal drew 0-0 in a very frustrating Thursday night clash with Sporting CP, which nonetheless left the Gunners in an extremely strong position to top the group.

Arsenal star's value jumps to over €50m after blistering start to the season

The CIES Football Observatory have valued Alex Iwobi at over €50m after the Arsenal man's quick start to the 2018/19 season.

9 changes: Predicted Arsenal lineup v Sporting Lisbon

Arsenal host Sporting Lisbon on Thursday, after a good result against Liverpool kept their unbeaten run going over the weekend.
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Arsenal player ratings vs Liverpool: Torreira and Xhaka excellent, Holding solid, Lacazette steps up

Arsenal came back from 1-0 down to draw against Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, in an encouraging display for Unai Emery's side.

11 changes: Predicted Arsenal lineup v Liverpool

Arsenal host Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, in their first big-six clash since mid-August.

Injury blow & 8 changes: Predicted Arsenal lineup vs Blackpool

Arsenal face Blackpool at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday, looking to get back to winning ways after a frustrating draw against Crystal Palace.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Iwobi explains what he's doing differently this season - thanks to Emery

Alex Iwobi says Unai Emery is encouraging him to be positive, even if he makes mistakes, and to keep on working hard for the full 90 minutes.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Alex Iwobi explains the difference between this season and last season

Alex Iwobi admits he feels more confident this season compared to last and he recovers better after he makes a mistake.

'Brilliant', 'My new ringtone': Arsenal fans love this new Alex Iwobi chant [Video]

Alex Iwobi put in another great performance against Leicester City on Monday, and his form has been so impressive he's even earned himself a new chant from the fans.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after he scores his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Özil sensational, Aubameyang clinical, Iwobi shines: Player ratings vs Leicester

Arsenal started slow but finished impressively against Leicester City on Monday, coming from behind to win the match 3-1.

National coach praises Arsenal star playing in intriguing new position

Gernot Rohr is impressed with Alex Iwobi's performances playing in the centre of the park after the Arsenal man moved there over the weekend.

International teammate raves about Arsenal star after huge win

Nigeria star Leon Balogun took to Twitter to sing the praises of his international teammate Alex Iwobi on Saturday, after a big win for the country.

Arsenal star mobbed by adoring fans in home country after impressive performances

Alex Iwobi is feeling the love from the Nigeria fans over the international break, particularly after his impressive recent form for Arsenal.

Arsenal star admits squad's true feelings on Ramsey

Alex Iwobi says Aaron Ramsey played a big part in his own personal development and he thinks it would be a 'great miss' if the Welshman left the club in the upcoming windows.
CARDIFF, WALES - SEPTEMBER 02: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal celebrates after the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Arsenal FC at Cardiff City Stadium on September 2, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

The 4 Arsenal players in contention for Player of the Month award

Petr Cech, Alex Iwobi, Alexandre Lacazette and Lucas Torreira are all up for Arsenal's Player of the Month award for September after the Gunners won every game over that period.
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Iwobi gives his thoughts on major change Emery made to Arsenal's match preparation

Alex Iwobi is happy with Unai Emery's decision to have the team train in Baku instead of London Colney, ahead of Arsenal's clash with Qarabag on Thursday.

Arsenal star admits he celebrates wins by going to Nando's 'incognito'

Alex Iwobi has admitted he celebrated his first ever Arsenal goal by going to eat at Nando's with his family, but nowadays he has to go undercover.
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Iwobi sends message to Nigeria fans for Independence Day

Alex Iwobi sent a message to all the Nigerian Arsenal fans for their Independence Day on Monday.

Alan Smith explains how Iwobi now provides 'something different' thanks to Emery

Alan Smith is delighted at the progress of Alex Iwobi this season and thinks the 22-year-old adds something different to the current Arsenal team.

Double boost for Arsenal as 2 injured stars are ahead of schedule

Arsenal received a number of injury boosts over the international break, the biggest of which were the updates on Sead Kolasinac and Ainsley Maitland-Niles.

Another Arsenal boost ahead of Newcastle clash

Arsenal have welcomed Alex Iwobi back to training after the Nigerian recovered from his illness.
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)

Boost for Arsenal as star set to return for Newcastle United clash

Alex Iwobi's father has revealed to the media his son should be back from illness before Arsenal's match against Newcastle United, despite missing the international break with Nigeria.

Arsenal man won't be replaced in national squad

Nigeria’s manager Gernot Rohr won’t call up any replacements for Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina and William Troost Ekong, who all withdrew from the Super Eagles squad for their AFCON qualifier.

Arsenal register 11 Nigerians for Premier League

Arsenal have named their Premier League squad for the season and it contains 11 Nigerians.
DUBLIN, IRELAND - AUGUST 01: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal and Alvaro Morata of Chelsea during the Pre-season friendly International Champions Cup game between Arsenal and Chelsea at Aviva stadium on August 1, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Arsenal new signing called up for his country for upcoming international break

Sokratis Papastathopoulos has joined a growing list of Arsenal stars called up for the upcoming international break, as the first of the dreaded weekends without Premier League football draws nearer.

Alex Iwobi ‘chooses intrigue’ as he stars in TV ad

Alex Iwobi has continued his foray into acting with a starring role in a commercial for DStv Compact TVC, a digital TV company.

Alex Iwobi makes Nollywood acting debut as movie lead

Alex Iwobi has made his debut in Nollywood, the Nigerian equivalent of ‘Hollywood’ or ‘Bollywood’.
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)

'Can't live with him, can't live without him': Player ratings v Chelsea

Arsenal let a 2-2 draw slip in the late stages on Saturday, falling to a one-goal defeat against Chelsea after a spirited fight back from 2-0 down.