United Kingdom, Premier League Giants Arsenal, apparently not just moving actively elicit the ammunition later on the occasion of the summer transfer market this year, but they are also trying to maintain the players they’ve got. Recently, The Gunners have officially extended the contract of young Nigerian star, Alex Iwobi.
For your information, Alex Iwobi, 22-year-old is one of the results of its founders came the Arsenal Academy team then found his debut along with the Senior team since the year 2015. It could be said, for the past three years, the Nigerian Attacker has experienced considerable development boasts, though still not fully able to penetrate the main squad.
The campaign season was 2017/18 yesterday, Iwobi has recorded around 39 appearances and scored three goals including the event at all. For that reason, Arsenal decided to retain the player extended his contract with Nigeria being until 2022.
This new contract extension then make Iwobi was pleased, because playing for Arsenal already so his dream since childhood.
“This has always been my childhood dream to defend Arsenal, since childhood, got a contract extension is a wonderful feeling and I hope I can make the family proud of Arsenal as well as my family. It feels so special. The first Jersey I have is Arsenal and I hope can represent them for a long time, “said Iwobi told the official Arsenal.
Since his debut, Iwobi already scored nine goals in 98 appearances along with the senior team. In Nigeria, he also scored five goals in 21 appearances.
Before defending its own Arsenal, Iwobi also managed to land a number of newer ammunition including Defender Sokratis and goalkeeper Bernd Leno. In the opening match of the Premier League season on August 12, 2018/19 future, Arsenal will face Manchester City later.