Alex Iwobi reacted brilliantly to a video of his skills on Twitter

Arsenal youngster Alex Iwobi has been quite a revelation for the North London club since the second half of the last season. The 20-year-old made inroads into Arsene Wenger’s starting eleven last season and very quickly established himself as one of the key members of the first-team. He has continued his form this season and has kept the likes of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Lucas Perez out of Wenger’s starting eleven. The Nigeria international is clearly a talented and skilful player and his composure on the ball defies his age. He…

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Arsenal vs Watford – Premier League preview and team news

Just three weeks after Watford dumped them out of the FA Cup, Arsenal take on the same opponents on Saturday aiming for back-to-back Premier League wins for only the second time since the turn of the year. There was enormous pressure on Arsenal and manager Arsene Wenger when they took to the field for their last match at Everton, but they responded in the ideal fashion with a dominant display full of the intricate attacking football with which they are so well associated. Central to that was the continued inclusion of…

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Everton vs Arsenal – Premier League preview and team news

After a difficult period which has seen a slump in form that culminated with elimination from two knockout competitions, Arsenal will be desperate to stop the rot by winning a difficult game at Everton. The hosts should have renewed impetus after booking their place at Wembley for an FA Cup semi-final with Romelu Lukaku firing them to victory over Chelsea. In a largely scrappy and ill-tempered clash, the Belgian was a class apart as he scored a fine individual goal before netting the second just minutes later, and having taken…

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Arsenal sign young striker to long-term contract

Arsenal have confirmed that they have committed young striker Alex Iwobi to a new long-term deal, according to the Daily Express. The 19-year-old has yet to make a competitive first team appearance for The Gunners, but has been an integral member of their under-21 side (via Express). His performances in the development squad earned him a call up for the pre-season tour of Singapore, which he followed up with his first goal against Lyon in the Emirates Cup. Despite not yet featuring this season, he has earned a call up…

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Arsenal gossip: Gunners on Benzema alert and Sanchez given fitness boost

Tuesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip. Arsenal have been put on red alert after long-term target Karim Benzema expressed his disappointment after being continually substituted at Real Madrid this season, saying that he is “fed up” with his situation, The Independent reports. Arsenal striker Alex Iwobi is keen to complete a temporary switch away from the club, according to the Metro. The 19-year-old is yet to play a competitive match for ArsenaI, although he has made the bench a couple of times. Theo Walcott is simply “unstoppable” and should…

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