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Iwobi jokingly mocks Arsenal team-mate after Europa League win over Qarabag

Iwobi jokingly mocks Arsenal team-mate after Europa League win over Qarabag

- Iwobi jokingly mocks team-mate Smith-Rowe after scoring against Qarabag

- The England U-19 star was handed an opportunity in the Europa League match

- Arsenal will be taking on Fulham in a Premier League match at the weekend

Nigerian international Alex Iwobi jokingly mocks his team-mate Emile Smith-Rowe after the youngster scored in Arsenal's 3-0 over Qarabag.

The 18-year-old scored his first senior goal for the Gunners in their Europa League win in Azerbaijan reminding Iwobi of his years at the junior team.

In a video posted on his Instagram story, the Super Eagles attacker mocks Smith-Rowie's boyish looks by calling him 'cute', with French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi also sarcastically clapping after his exploits.

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The England U-19 international cut an embarrassed figure as Iwobi sent him up in front of the camera.

Smith Rowie became the youngest Arsenal player to score fotr Arsenal in a competitive match since Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in 2011.

He scored in the 53rd minute to double after Sokratis Papastathopoulos had put the side ahead in the fifth minute before Guendouzi wrapped it up.

Smith-Rowe revealed his delight at a perfect night at the office during his pot match interview.

"It feels good to have got my first goal today, and the three points as well," he told Arsenal's official website. 'It’s just a dream come true really!

"I feel at home in this team. I train with them every day and everyone’s so welcoming. I’m just happy to be here."

The teenager will be hoping Unai Emery will hand him the same opportunity to feature in the Premier League against Fulham.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Arsenal recorded a 3-0 victory over Qarabag in the Europa League.

Sokratis Papastathopoulos set the ball rolling with a fifth minute strike in the first half while Emile Smith-Rowe and Matteo Guendouzi ensured victory for the Gunners.

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Source: Legit.ng

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