We may not stop talking about the sudden rise to fame of Arsenal’s youngster Alex Iwobi as he continues to be appraised by several pundits and coaches including his compatriot, Samso Siasia, who was the former coach of the Super Eagles.
Iwobi broke into the first team of Arsenal last season but he has surprisingly maintain a permanent position on the left wing for Arsene Wenger. He is currently having a good season at Arsenal.
The Nigeria Olympic Team’s manager Samson Siasia was talking to the press in Iwobi’s home country, relayed by Today, and had some very positive words to say about the 20-year-old.
Talked about in the same ilk as compatriot and Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho as well as Manchester United rival Marcus Rashford, the Nigeria international’s ease at playing under pressure has been a joy to watch, and Wenger’s trust in him can only be praised.
Siasia continued: “I am amazed with Alex’s rapid growth. It has been a great transition for him. He is now a star at Arsenal playing with a lot of confidence. Two years ago, nobody knew who he was as he was playing in Arsenal’s second-team.”