Tag: Gernot Rohr

Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka leaves Arsenal's Colney training centre north of London on May 20, 2020 as training continues for Premier League clubs with a June re-start the intention during the COVID-19 pandemic. - Teams have started socially-distanced training in small groups this week, but several Premier League stars have expressed concerns about plans to resume the season. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Manager will not 'beg' superb young Arsenal star to play for them

Nigeria will not 'beg' Bukayo Saka to play for them with the Arsenal youngster eligible to represent both the Super Eagles and the Lions. Saka...

Nigeria boss names Alex Iwobi as possible replacement for this legend

Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr insists he's not worried about lacking quality in midfield, with John Obi Mikel's future up in the air, because he has three players in mind as replacements.

National coach: I don't regret leaving Arsenal man out of World Cup squad

Gernot Rohr insists he has 'no regrets' about leaving the likes of Kelechi Nwakali out of his World Cup squad, despite the 19-year-old's impressive performance against Atletico Madrid.
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)

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

Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr is concerned about Alex Iwobi's recent form at Arsenal, according to reports in the country.
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)

Arsenal star criticised by national team manager

Alex Iwobi has been criticised by the Nigeria national team manger for trying to be too individual and do too much on his own.
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)

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

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.
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)

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

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.

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.
Alex Iwobi of interest to Genort Rohr

Wenger meets with Nigeria coach to discuss Iwobi

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.

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.