Alex Iwobi

Born: May 3, 1996 (age 19)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigeria Nigerian

Position: Winger
Team: Arsenal (no. 45)
Alex Iwobi of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015 in London, England.
Career History
Senior2015-Arsenal
International2015-Nigeria
Sports Mole has 56 articles about Alex Iwobi. Articles 1 to 40:
Danny Welbeck celebrates with Mesut 'wind'Ozil and Olivier Giroud during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Norwich City on April 30, 2016
Result: Danny Welbeck fires Arsenal up to third
Danny Welbeck comes off the bench to score the winner and fire Arsenal up to third in the Premier League with a 1-0 victory over relegation-threatened Norwich City.
19:24
Olivier Giroud looks dejected after a missed opportunity during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at Stadium of Light on April 24, 2016
Result: Chances missed as Sunderland, Arsenal share a point
Sunderland and Arsenal play out a goalless draw at the Stadium of Light after both sides miss chances to nab a winner.
Apr 24, 15:56
Jack Wilshere of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and VfL Wolfsburg at the Emirates Stadium on July 26, 2015
Team News: Sunderland, Arsenal unchanged for Stadium of Light clash
Sunderland remain unchanged for this afternoon's visit of Arsenal, while the Gunners welcome Jack Wilshere back to their squad.
Apr 24, 13:08
Theo Walcott and ginger Jack Colback in action during the game between Arsenal and Newcastle on January 2, 2016
Arsene Wenger unsure on Theo Walcott's Arsenal future
Manager Arsene Wenger cannot guarantee that Arsenal will retain Theo Walcott's services during the summer.
Apr 24, 12:08
Aaron Ramsey goes off injured during the FA Cup game between Hull City and Arsenal on March 8, 2016
Team News: Aaron Ramsey returns for Arsenal
Aaron Ramsey earns his first Arsenal start since March for the visit of West Brom.
Apr 21, 18:48
Pape Souare and Alexis Sanchez vie for the ball during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Crystal Palace on April 17, 2016
Result: Arsenal stay fourth as Yannick Bolasie earns Crystal Palace a point
Yannick Bolasie fires in an 82nd-minute equaliser as Crystal Palace deny Arsenal victory at the Emirates in Sunday afternoon's Premier League contest.
Apr 17, 17:54
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Arsenal on April 9, 2016
Preview: Arsenal vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirates.
Apr 15, 13:20
Andy Carroll celebrates during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Arsenal on April 9, 2016
Result: Andy Carroll scores 10-minute hat-trick as West Ham, Arsenal share six goals
Andy Carroll scores a 10-minute hat-trick as West Ham United and Arsenal play out an enthralling 3-3 draw in Saturday's Premier League clash at the Boleyn Ground.
Apr 9, 14:38
Andy Bloody Carroll scores his side's second during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Arsenal on April 9, 2016
Live Commentary: West Ham United 3-3 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive the frenetic 3-3 draw between West Ham United and Arsenal in the Premier League with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates.
Apr 9, 11:45
Petr Cech of Arsenal concedes the second goal against West Ham United in the Premier League on August 9, 2015
Preview: West Ham United vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Saturday lunchtime's Premier League clash between London duo West Ham United and Arsenal.
Apr 8, 13:11
Alex Iwobi of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015 in London, England.
Alex Iwobi discussing new Arsenal deal
Arsene Wenger confirms that Arsenal are discussing a contract extension for teenager Alex Iwobi.
Apr 7, 10:52
Alex Iwobi of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015 in London, England.
Arsenal's Alex Iwobi could miss start of next season because of Olympic dream
Arsenal youngster Alex Iwobi could miss the start of next season as he wants to compete for Nigeria at the Olympics in Rio.
Apr 6, 15:21
Alex Iwobi of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015 in London, England.
Alex Iwobi agrees new Arsenal contract?
Alex Iwobi reportedly signs a two-year contract extension with Arsenal following his recent promotion into the first-team setup.
Apr 4, 22:45
Alex Iwobi of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015 in London, England.
Arsene Wenger: 'Alex Iwobi a loss for England'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes that England will live to regret missing out on Alex Iwobi to Nigeria following the teenager's performance against Watford.
Apr 2, 21:01
Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford on April 2, 2016
Result: Arsenal cruise past Watford to close gap on top two
Arsenal close the gap on Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League title race with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Watford at the Emirates Stadium.
Apr 2, 16:51
Danny Welbeck celebrates finding the winner during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Team News: Arsenal unchanged for Watford visit
Arsene Wenger names an unchanged XI as Arsenal welcome Watford to the Emirates.
Apr 2, 14:03
A limp-wristed Hector Bellerin and Ben Watson in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford on April 2, 2016
Live Commentary: Arsenal 4-0 Watford - as it happened
Relive Arsenal's 4-0 drubbing of Watford as the Gunners put the pressure on Leicester and Tottenham in the Premier League title race.
Apr 2, 14:00
Alex Iwobi of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015 in London, England.
Arsenal's Alex Iwobi recovers from food poisoning, "ready" for Nigeria debut
Arsenal attacker Alex Iwobi reveals that he has recovered from food poisoning and is now ready to make his international debut having chosen Nigeria ahead of England.
Mar 22, 21:30
Alex Iwobi of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015 in London, England.
Alex Iwobi chooses Nigeria over England
Alex Iwobi's father confirms that the Arsenal attacker will represent Nigeria, rather than England, at international level.
Mar 22, 15:13
Alex Iwobi of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015 in London, England.
Report: FA makes last-ditch Alex Iwobi England bid
The Football Association is reportedly making a last-ditch bid to stop Arsenal starlet Alex Iwobi committing his international future to Nigeria.
Mar 21, 10:05
Roberto Martinez is not in a jovial mood during the Premier League game between Everton and West Bromwich Albion on February 13, 2016
Roberto Martinez: "Today was a one-off"
Everton manager Roberto Martinez insists that his side were having an off day in their defeat to Arsenal at Goodison Park.
Mar 19, 18:22
Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring the opener with Hector Bellerin during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on March 19, 2016
Result: Arsenal return to form in win over Everton
Arsenal reduce the gap to second-placed Tottenham Hotspur to three points after a comfortable 2-0 win away at Everton.
Mar 19, 14:39
Alex Iwobi of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015 in London, England.
Team News: Muhamed Besic replaces Gareth Barry for Everton, Alex Iwobi gets Arsenal start
Muhamed Besic replaces Gareth Barry for Everton, while Alex Iwobi is handed his first Premier League start for Arsenal.
Mar 19, 11:54
Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring the opener with Hector Bellerin during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on March 19, 2016
Live Commentary: Everton 0-2 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Arsenal's 2-0 win over Everton in the Premier League.
Mar 19, 11:45
Alex Iwobi and Dani Alves in action during the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Barcelona and Arsenal on March 16, 2016
Alex Iwobi: 'Playing against Barcelona a dream come true'
Alex Iwobi hopes that he will enjoy more big European nights as an Arsenal player following his "dream" starting role against Barcelona at Camp Nou.
Mar 16, 22:10
Neymar celebrates scoring the opening goal with Lionel Messi during the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Barcelona and Arsenal on March 16, 2016
Result: Barcelona through to Champions League last eight
Barcelona book their spot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League courtesy of a 3-1 win over Arsenal in their last-16 second leg in Spain.
Mar 16, 21:36
An acrobatic Laurent Koscielny in action for Arsenal against Stoke on September 12, 2015
Team News: Laurent Koscielny, Alex Iwobi start for Arsenal
Laurent Koscielny and Alex Iwobi are included in the Arsenal starting lineup for the Champions League clash away at Barcelona.
Mar 16, 18:44
Mesut Ozil and Etienne Capoue in action during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Watford on March 13, 2016
Result: Watford stun FA Cup holders Arsenal
Odion Ighalo and Adlene Guedioura score second-half goals as Watford beat FA Cup holders Arsenal 2-1 at the Emirates to reach the semi-finals.
Mar 13, 15:24
Olivier Giroud celebrates with Calum Chambers and Mohamed Elneny during the FA Cup game between Hull City and Arsenal on March 8, 2016
Result: Arsenal storm into FA Cup quarter-finals
Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott both score twice as Arsenal storm into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a 4-0 victory over Hull City at the KC Stadium.
Mar 8, 20:54
Olivier Giroud in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Southampton on February 2, 2016
Team News: Arsenal make six changes for FA Cup fifth-round replay against Hull City
Arsenal make six changes for their FA Cup fifth-round replay against Hull City at the KC Stadium, while the hosts make seven.
Mar 8, 18:10
Theo Walcott and Curtis Davies in action during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Hull City on February 20, 2016
Result: Hull City hold Arsenal to goalless draw to earn FA Cup replay
Arsenal's FA Cup winning streak comes to an end as Hull City hold the Gunners to a goalless draw at the Emirates and earn a fifth-round replay.
Feb 20, 14:36
Danny Welbeck celebrates finding the winner during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Team News: Danny Welbeck makes first Arsenal start in 10 months for Hull City FA Cup clash
Danny Welbeck makes his first start in 10 months as Arsenal take on Hull City in the fifth round of the FA Cup at the Emirates.
Feb 20, 11:52
Calum Chambers of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's first goal against Burnley at the Emirates Stadium on January 30, 2016
Result: Holders Arsenal edge out Burnley to progress in FA Cup
Calum Chambers and Alexis Sanchez score the goals as holders Arsenal book their place in the fifth round of the FA Cup with a 2-1 win over Burnley.
Jan 30, 16:52
Arsenal's Joel Campbell celebrates scoring their first goal during the FA Cup third-round match against Sunderland on January 9, 2016
Result: FA Cup holders Arsenal cruise into fourth round with win over Sunderland
Arsenal get their FA Cup defence off to a winning start with a 3-1 victory over Sunderland to book their place in the fourth round of the competition.
Jan 9, 16:53
Arsene Wenger wraps up warm during the game between Arsenal and Newcastle on January 2, 2016
Team News: Mesut Ozil absent for Arsenal
Mesut Ozil is absent from the Arsenal squad to face Sunderland, who make seven changes.
Jan 9, 14:18
Theo Walcott of Arsenal celebrates their sixth goal during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Reading and Arsenal at Madejski Stadium on October 30, 2012
Team News: Theo Walcott returns for Arsenal at Olympiacos
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott returns to the starting XI for his side's crucial Champions League fixture at Olympiacos, as the winger replaces Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Dec 9, 18:54
Libor Kozak of Aston Villa looks on during the pre season friendly between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at Molineux on July 28, 2015
Report: Birmingham City eye Aston Villa striker Libor Kozak
A report claims that Birmingham City are looking to secure the loan services of Libor Kozak from rivals Aston Villa.
Nov 24, 15:27
Arsenal's French defender Mathieu Debuchy controls the ball during the UEFA Champions League qualifying round play-off second-leg football match between Arsenal and Besiktas' at the Emirates Stadium in London on August 27, 2014
Team News: Mathieu Debuchy, Gabriel Paulista return for Arsenal, Bayern make three changes
Defenders Mathieu Debuchy and Gabriel Paulista return to the starting XI for Arsenal's Champions League clash with Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena.
Nov 4, 18:56
Joel Campbell of Arsenal in action during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane on January 23, 2015 in London, England.
Team News: Joel Campbell starts for Arsenal, Swansea City unchanged
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger makes two changes from the side that defeated Everton last week, as winger Joel Campbell replaces the injured Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Oct 31, 14:10
Arsene Wenger the manager of Arsenal looks on during the Capital One Cup fourth round match between Sheffield Wednesday and Arsenal at Hillsborough Stadium on October 27, 2015 in Sheffield, England.
Arsene Wenger: 'Young players were not ready'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that his young players were "not ready" to face Sheffield Wednesday in the League Cup.
Oct 27, 22:18
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