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Iwobi inspires Nigeria fightback to stun Argentina

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Moscow (AFP) – Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria stunned Argentina 4-2 in Krasnodar on Tuesday, while Sergio Aguero was reportedly taken to hospital after fainting in the dressing room.

Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega and Manchester City striker Aguero fired Argentina, playing without the rested Lionel Messi, into a 2-0 lead after 36 minutes.

Iwobi inspires Nigeria fightback to stun Argentina

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Moscow (AFP) – Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria stunned Argentina 4-2 in Krasnodar on Tuesday, while Sergio Aguero was reportedly taken to hospital after fainting in the dressing room.

Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega and Manchester City striker Aguero fired Argentina, playing without the rested Lionel Messi, into a 2-0 lead after 36 minutes.

Iwobi inspires Nigeria fightback to stun Argentina

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Moscow (AFP) – Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria stunned two-time former World Cup winners Argentina by recovering from two goals down to win 4-2 in Krasnodar on Tuesday.

Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega and Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero fired Argentina, playing without the rested Lionel Messi, into a 2-0 lead after 36 minutes.

Iwobi inspires Nigeria fightback to stun Argentina

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Moscow (AFP) – Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria stunned two-time former World Cup winners Argentina by recovering from two goals down to win 4-2 in Krasnodar on Tuesday.

Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega and Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero fired Argentina, playing without the rested Lionel Messi, into a 2-0 lead after 36 minutes.

Will England regret missing out on Arsenal’s Iwobi?

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Arsene Wenger insists that England are to blame for missing out on Alex Iwobi, and the Arsenal youngster is now impressing for Nigeria instead. The 21 year-old broke into Arsene Wenger's first-team squad in 2015, and is growing into a well-rounded midfield talent. Iwobi recently scored the winning goal to send his country to next [.

Iwobi: ‘Arsenal needs Alexis and Ozil’

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Alex Iwobi has claimed that Arsenal need what Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez brings to the team. The Nigerian enjoyed a top week scoring the winner for his country to help them qualify for the upcoming World Cup, and now has his eye on continuing that form for Arsenal this weekend. Our team currently has [.

Will Alex Iwobi be a ‘top-class player’ for Arsenal?

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Arsene Wenger has heaped praise on Alex Iwobi, but claimed he must add goals and assists to his impressive displays. The Nigerian international has earned his place in the first-team squad in recent seasons, but despite impressing going forward, seems to struggle to find that key pass which leads to a goal or that final [.

Iwobi working hard but where does he fit in new Arsenal?

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Alex Iwobi has admitted that he is working hard to be fit and ready for the new season, but where is he supposed to fit in our first XI? The Nigerian international impressed when breaking into the first-team squad in the 2015-16 season, but failed to have a similar impact last term. Iwobi started the [.

Which Arsenal stars should go if they don’t fit our new formation?

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The Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has stated that he will be looking to continue his side's progress in the new 3-4-2-1 system next season, after an impressive end to the campaign, The new system accommodates three centre-backs, two wing-backs, but only two advanced midfield players and one striker. This limits the amount of advanced players [.

Everton. A Chance to say Goodbye?

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Will this be the final time Alexis and Mesut grace Islington's most sacred turf? Hope not , but if it is let's win this afternoon with the style and brio they have both brought to the Arsenal.

Everton are a good team and Koeman has done well to keep them in the mix until the last month or so, they will finish in 7th at least 14 points ahead of 8th.

Down to the Wire.

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The Hammers cowardly capitulation at the hands of Liverpool has put a slight dampener on tonight's challenge, but as Micky rightly points out, the Fat Lady has yet to sing.

I have never experienced the depression of relegation with Arsenal, neither have you. We have no idea what it must be like to feel like Sunderland fans and probably never will, for that we must be thankful.

Iwobi backs three Arsenal youngsters to make breakthrough

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Alex Iwobi is our latest young player to breakthrough the ranks at Arsenal, and he has named the players he can see making the jump next. The Nigerian broke through into the Gunners first-team last season, but after a switch in formation, Iwobi has found himself out of Arsene Wenger's plans. The midfielder has now [.

Winning Run to Continue?

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A chance to play and beat the Champions. We managed a draw away at a time the Leicester boys were shafting Ranieri, can we do better tonight?

Since Tinkerman left LFC have done very well and seem a rejuvenated team (shameful), we have won two on the bounce. It should be a good game. Leicester tend to rely on the pace of their attack, in particular Vardy.

Arsenal’s Iwobi hoping ‘great’ Arsene Wenger signs new deal

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Alex Iwobi has moved to praise current manager Arsene Wenger amidst strong pressure for him to leave. The Nigerian is the latest young player to emerge from the academy into a first-team regular, and the manager's influence in his progression would clearly emphasise his importance at Arsenal. Wenger has always had a knack for promoting [.

Why Arsenal will start Giroud against Bournemouth?

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The decision by Arsene Wenger to start the France international striker Olivier Giroud for Arsenalñ against PSG this week may not have worked out, but I think that the big man will be in the starting line up again this weekend when Arsenal play host to Eddie Howe´s Bournemouth side. For one thing I think [.

Has Wenger given Mourinho edge with Arsenal XI for Man Utd?

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As we prepare for the Arsenal Premier League away clash with Manchester United, Arsene Wenger has been keen to play down the rivalry between him and the United boss, stating that is the players on the pitch that will be up against each other more than the men shouting orders from the dugout. At the [.

Wenger reckons Arsenal have a truly great player coming

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The Arsenal and Nigeria international youngster Alex Iwobi is already very well thought of by us fans and is forging a very impressive reputation for himself for club and country since breaking into the Arsenal first team about a year ago and then getting the call-up to the senior Nigeria side. Just this week the [.

Sensational Arsenal forward to snub La Liga transfer

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Even though Arsene Wenger no longer has his hands tied, financially speaking, when it comes to bringing new players to Arsenal and keeping our best ones from being cherry picked during a transfer window, the Frenchman still does not have the clout of a few of our Premier League rivals such as Man City and [.

Emerging Arsenal star ready to turn down Barcelona

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Arsenal youngster Alex Iwobi would turn down a move to Barcelona, his father claimed. The Nigerian international broke into the Gunners first-team earlier in 2016, and has thoroughly impressed in a very short time. Iwobi is now a regular in the starting line-up, despite the wealth ofmidfield options, and is tipped to be a world-beater [.

Is it time for Arsenal to give Iwobi a rest?

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Alex Iwobi is our most recent youngster to breakthrough into the Arsenal first-team, but is he doing enough at present? I cant help but feel like he is going to be a great player, but his form of late has not impressed me, and I would hate for fans to call for him to be [...]

Fergie says stronger Arsenal CAN now win Premier League

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When Arsenal fans hear positive things about the current incarnation of the Gunners from Arsene Wenger or former players that are now working in the football media it is one thing, but when we hear it from someone who has no reason to give us any credit and who traditionally has been down on us [...]

Wenger: Alex Iwobi’s future is not as an Arsenal winger

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has claimed that Alex Iwobi is not suited to being a winger, and could be set to take up a more central role in the future. The Nigeria international has enjoyed his breakthrough into the first-team in 2016, becoming a regular on the Gunners wing over the past six months, leavingAlex [.

Inspiring young Arsenal duo set for contract talks

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Hector Bellerin and Alex Iwobi are set to be offered new Arsenal contracts in the near future. The pair are currently away on international duty, with the Spain Under-21 and Nigeria senior sides respectively, and look to be set to receivepay rises on their return. The Spaniard is said to be set to land a [.

Arsenal International round-up – Watch Iwobi’s maiden Nigeria goal

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A coupleof Arsenal stars were in action yesterday in World Cup qualifying matches,while on-loan Joel Campbell appeared for Costa Rica in a friendly match. Campbell is currently plying his trade in Portugal, having joined Sporting Lisbon until the end of the season, but remains under contract to Arsenal, and is well worth a mention, having [.

Arsenal stars double delight in World Cup qualifying

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Those of us Arsenal fans that are based in England or even in different countries around the continent of Europe do not tend to pay all that much attention to what is going on with other parts of the world. So even though there are World Cup qualifying matches taking place in almost every corner [...

Arsenal stars past and future taunt Mourinho over Wenger’s class

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There was a lot of talk in the football media last week about Arsenal, or more specifically about our manager Arsene Wenger after the serialisation of a book about his fierce managerial rival Jose Mourinho contained some controversial statements about Wenger and Mourinho's thoughts about him. The 'break his face' comment is one thing and [.

Arsenal player ratings from Chelsea win – Alexis MOTM

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The decision about which Arsenal star to give the Man of the Match award to was an especially hard one this weekend after a brilliant team performance saw the Gunners shoot down Chelsea. The TV pundits gave it to Alex Iwobi who had a huge impact but them so did Walcott and he added a [...]

Arsenal to reward the Ox NOT Lucas with start against Chelsea?

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If you have not seen the highlights from Arsenal's win away to Nottingham Forest in our first EFL cup game of the season then you can check them out on the Arsenal website or watch the video below to see our summer signing Lucas Perez net his first two goals for the Gunners. With Olivier [...]

Arsenal player ratings for win at Hull – Walcott MOTM

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I know a lot of Arsenal fans will disagree with me but I am not picking Theo Walcott as my Man of the Match from the 4-1 thumping of Hull City just to be different. I have seen a lot of the papers going on about Alexis Sanchez but for me the Chilean was not [...]

Hull v Arsenal review – Xhaka screamer seals Gunners win

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After Arsenal had doubled the lead early in the second half and with Hull City down to 10 men the Gunners were on easy street but a Snodgrass penalty conceded by Cech with around 15 minutes left put the result into doubt, until Alexis Sanchez kept a cool head to smash a third after Walcott's [...]

Arsenal star admits he needs to sharpen up

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After Arsenal survived an early Champions League blow thanks to some last ditch defending, a few moments of magic from the second choice keeper David Ospina and some profligacy in front of goal from Edinson Cavani and Angel Di Maria, the Paris Saint-Germain fans were left cursing their luck after Alexis Sanchez popped up in [.

Lucas Perez set for Arsenal start instead of Alexis Sanchez?

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The two new Arsenal players signed by Arsene Wenger at the end of the summer transfer window may have only trained with their new teammates for the first time today, as reported by the official Arsenal website, but there is a chance that both Lucas Perez and Shkodran Mustafi could be thrown into action straight [.

Official Arsenal team and preview of Liverpool opener

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Arsenal could really do with making a good start to this latest chase for the Premier League title, especially after both Manchester United and Man City got off to winning starts this weekend, but the squad situation is far from ideal for Arsene Wenger so the schedule of us facing Liverpool today and then Leicester [.

Arsenal destroy Viking – Perfect prep or too soft a test?

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It might seem a bit churlish for me to question the value of this pre-season game for Arsenal, after eight goals and a clean sheet for the Gunners seems to be just what the doctor ordered as we get ever closer to the start of a crucial campaign, but I have to wonder whether a [...]

Arsenal’s Iwobi and Chelsea’s Mikel named in provisional Olympic squad

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Nigeria have named a provisional 35-man squad for the Olympics this summer, and have included the likes of Alex Iwobi, Jon Obi Mikel and Kelechi Iheanacho. The competition is set to run between August 4 and August 20, meaning any Premier League players inclusion would mean they miss much of pre-season in preparation for the [.

Alex Iwobi is the new Alexis Sanchez!

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Iwobi has a point to prove! In what is becoming a merry-go-round of players changing numbers at Arsenal football club, one of the quieter changes to have been made is that of Alex Iwobi's shirt number. We have already seen that Alexis will take Rosicky's old '7', Ramsey will take number 8, new signing Xhaka [.

Dick Law says Arsenal will have “new team” next season

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Arsenal have quickly wrapped up the signing of Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach, which has been widely welcomed by the Gunners faithful, but there have also been reservations that this could be Arsene Wenger's only signing, like last season when we saw no other arrivals after we snapped up Petr Cech in the first week [.

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Iwobi, Iheanacho score as Nigeria triumph in World Cup

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Johannesburg (AFP) Nigeria opened their 2018 World Cup group-phase qualifying campaign with a 2-1 victory in Zambia on Sunday thanks to goals from English Premier League duo Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho

The 20-year-old strikers scored in the opening half before a capacity 40,000 crowd at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in central city Ndola that included President Edgar Lungu.

Iwobi, Iheanacho score as Nigeria triumph in World Cup

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Johannesburg (AFP) Nigeria opened their 2018 World Cup group-phase qualifying campaign with a 2-1 victory in Zambia on Sunday thanks to goals from English Premier League duo Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho

The 20-year-old strikers scored in the opening half before a capacity 40,000 crowd at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in central city Ndola that included President Edgar Lungu.