Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi signs new long term contract

Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi signs new long term contract

It would require only a "miracle" for Arsenal to win the 2018-19 English Premier League title, according to African legend Nwankwo Kanu.

The Gunners announced the signing of the 22 year-old on Friday, along with a video of the elated youngster speaking of his love for Arsenal.

Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi signs a new long-term deal with the club.

Head coach Unai Emery hinted last month Iwobi was close to agreeing new terms and the Nigeria worldwide has now put pen to paper.

"It's always been my childhood dream to represent Arsenal, from young", Iwobi told Arsenal media.

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'To get an extended contract is an unbelievable feeling and I hope I'm doing the Arsenal family proud, as well as my family'.

"At this moment I am fit and I can train at 100 per cent every day and I can perform, so that's obviously a huge factor".

The final match of Arsenal's preseason was supposed to be something of a return for head coach Unai Emery.

"It's not just myself and family, I represent the younger generation as well". "But we want to continue working with them and also looking if they are OK physically and with the performance, and [if they are] better also than another player who was working with us, to choose the player for the first XI". Since his debut has Iwobi made 98 appearances for the club.

Arsenal's pre-season has got concluded tonight after defeating Lazio 2-0 in Stockholm and it's been an entertaining one for the supporters who were curious to see the new squad and tactics of their new manager in action.