Alex Iwobi signs a new long-term contract with Arsenal

Alex Iwobi has signed a new long-term contract with the club.
The 22-year-old midfielder joined Arsenal as a nine year old and has come through Hale End Academy. Since breaking into the first team in 2015, he has made 98 appearances, scoring nine goals.
Alex is also a Nigeria international, with six goals in 20 games for the senior team so far.
“It’s always been my childhood dream to represent Arsenal, from young,” Iwobi told Arsenal media.
“To get an extended contract is an amazing feeling and I hope I’m doing the Arsenal family proud as well as my family.
“It feels so special. The first kit I had was Arsenal and long may I continue to represent them.”
Head coach Unai Emery said: “I’m very pleased Alex has signed a new contract with us. He is a great example of a player who can succeed from the Academy through hard work and I look forward to working with him and our other talented young players in the squad.”
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