Unai Emery backs Iwobi to continue excellent form for Gunners

Unai Emery backs Iwobi to continue excellent form for Gunners

- Unai Emery says he is thrilled with the excellent run of form of Nigeria's Alex Iwobi

- The Spaniard is backing the Nigerian international to add goalscoring to his game

- Iwobi is expected to get Emery's nod for Wednesday’s EPL tie against Bournemouth

Arsenal manager Unai Emery is excited with the recent performances of Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi for the Emirates dwellers.

According to the Tribal Football, the Spaniard, who replaced former boss Arsene Wenger at the north London outfit last summer is backing the Nigerian international to continue the excellent form in coming matches.

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"I am very happy and I think he is working a lot for improving and he has energy, he has quality, he has things to improve. But he can do that.

"For us, we have to be demanding with him and he himself being demanding to improve the things that he can get better at in his qualities.

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"When he's getting into the attacking third, into the box, to be calm to decide the last action with assist and scoring more.

"But he is giving us a lot of attacking moments and opening space for other players when they are arriving to the ball,” the Spanish tactician submitted.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Alex Iwobi has been ranked third among the top 20 U-25 players in Europe in a recent data released by Football Whispers.

The footballers were ranked according their ages, minutes played and the contributions made from open play for their respective teams. According to the data, the Super Eagles attacker's contribution in open play with Arsenal is currently at 0.43, with 1,242 minutes played so far this season.

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