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Why Alex Iwobi can become a vital asset for Arsenal
12:00 Thursday 4th October 2018

Alex Iwobi was one player tipped to leave Arsenal following Arsene Wenger's departure. He was even linked with a move to Italy before new boss Unai Emery confirmed that the winger was in his plans and was going nowhere. After a difficult…

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Arsenal's squad review: Who stays or goes in attack
10:00 Thursday 9th August 2018

Score one more goal than your opponent and you win a football match. Since it’s set in stone that scoring is necessary for victory, every team strives to be sharper in attack than the rest, Arsenal included. Last season, the…

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Why Alex Iwobi will thrive in Arsenal's central midfield
17:00 Saturday 12th May 2018

For the first time in a long while, Alex Iwobi showed some genuine quality. He picked the perfect occasion. In Arsene Wenger's colourful send-off at the Emirates last Sunday, the Nigeria international stunned to the extent he…

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Does Alex Iwobi perform better for Arsenal or Nigeria?
12:00 Tuesday 17th April 2018

Football players, if fortunate, represent two teams - club and nation. Born to Nigerian parents, who share a bloodline with former Super Eagles captain Jay-Jay Okocha, Alex Iwobi features for Arsenal and Nigeria. Iwobi burst on to the scene…

Nigeria 0-2 Serbia: Super Eagles frailties exposed by composed Serbs
10:00 Wednesday 28th March 2018

Six competitive games without defeat. Two resounding victories against teams in FIFA's top 10. Nigeria had raised hopes and expectations among fans to a dangerous pinnacle. There needed to be a reminder. One that would awaken everyone…

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Will Alex Iwobi ever grow at Arsenal?
09:00 Thursday 8th March 2018

Lionel Messi burst onto the scene as a tender 17-year-old. At 20, he was already Barcelona's star man. It was a similar story for Cristiano Ronaldo. After just two seasons in England, he'd earned demigod status. Dele Alli, Gabriel…

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EFL Cup final: 5 big questions for Arsene Wenger
09:00 Sunday 25th February 2018

Manchester City stands in Arsene Wenger's path on his quest for EFL Cup glory. To finally win the competition, the Frenchman must outdo Pep Guardiola in every possible way. Tactics, team selection, shenanigans, even dress pattern.…

Alex Iwobi coming of age for club and country
17:30 Friday 13th October 2017

Maturity is all about taking responsibility. It entails getting a job done by any possible means. Alex Iwobi isn't there, at least not yet, but the signs are auspicious for the Nigerian. The breakthrough for Alex Iwobi at Arsenal came two years…

Arsenal 2-0 Brighton: the Gunners player ratings
16:45 Tuesday 3rd October 2017

Arsenal notched up a pleasant 2-0 victory over the Seagulls on Sunday afternoon. The Gunners are now fifth in the Premier League table, level on points with last season's champions, Chelsea. While keeping a confidence-boosting clean sheet,…

Best 'youngster' starting XI in the Premier League this season
09:59 Thursday 1st December 2016

We all have a soft spot for youngsters who can play the game, we criticise them less and cheer them the loudest when they perform well. Here are 11 of the best performing youngsters in the Premier League thus far. Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois…

Champions League: 10 winners and losers from matchday 5
11:30 Thursday 24th November 2016

Another high-scoring round of mid-week action was on tap in matchday five of the UEFA Champions League. With that in mind, let's find out who makes our top 10 winners and losers. Marco Reus returned with a bang for Borussia Dortmund while Barcelona,…

African footballers you never knew were related
13:03 Sunday 23rd October 2016

Successful African footballing brothers such as the Toure's (Yaya and Kolo) from Cote d'Ivoire, Uche's (Kalu and Ikechukw) from Nigeria, Ayew's (Andre and Jordan) from Ghana amongst others have all left their indelible mark on the beautiful…

How Arsenal's resurgence has turned nightmare for Giroud
15:59 Tuesday 18th October 2016

Arsenal has had a blazing start to the 2016/17 Premier League season - one that has seen them win their last six consecutive games to climb to second in the table. The likes of Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott, and Alex Iwobi has so far flourished…

Stats that prove Theo Walcott has come of age
15:46 Monday 17th October 2016

Who would have thought Theo Walcott will be  one of the top scorers in the Premier League after eight round  of matches? Not many would have accurately forecasted a magnificent turnaround in the fortune of the forward who was almost heading…

Iheanacho vs. Iwobi: Which Premier League club has the better Nigerian youngster?
16:00 Tuesday 11th October 2016

It would be rather hypocritical to ignore the fact that Nigeria boasts probably the two brightest young talents in Europe at the moment. Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi of Arsenal both head what can both be described as the…

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