Alex Iwobi reaches major milestone at the age of 22

Nigeria international Alex Iwobi reached a 100-game milestone for Arsenal in their London derby against West Ham.

Iwobi who scored his first goal of the season against Chelsea last week, assisted Monreal for Arsenal’s equalizer against the Hammers before Diop’s own goal and a Danny Welbeck late strike gave the Gunners the maximum points.

Alex Iwobi reaches major milestone at the age of 22 lailasnews


The 22-year-old made his competitive debut for the Gunners back in the 2015-16 season in a League Cup match against Sheffield Wednesday.

He made his EPL debut four days later against Swansea as a stoppage time substitute for Mesut Özil .

Iwobi made his Champions League debut as an 85th-minute substitute against Bayern Munich.

Of his 100 games so far in a Gunners shirt, 67 were in the Premier League, 9 each in the Emirates FA Cup and Champions League, 8 League Cup, 6 Europa League and one match in the Community Shield.

Iwobi has totaled 6,137 minutes in the 100 matches, an average of 61.38 minutes per game, and has been directly involved in 29 goals (10 goals, 19 assists).

Arsenal boss, Unai Emery, recently approved a new £70,000 weekly five-year deal for Super Eagles’ forward, Alex Iwobi.

Iwobi’s salary has been doubled by new Arsenal boss, Unai Emery, who has assured the 22-year-old that he has a future at the Emirates.

Alex Iwobi made his Super Eagles debut against DR Congo in October 2015.

He has played 21 matches for Nigeria scoring five goals.

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