Alex Iwobi says he left Arsenal because he was unsettled at the Emirates

Alex Iwobi says he left Arsenal because he was unsettled at the Emirates

- Alex Iwobi has stated that Unai Emery made things difficult for him at Arsenal

- The Nigerian footballer played 100 games for the Gunners before he left in 2019

- Iwobi scored 11 goals for Arsenal and also won the FA Cup in 2016/17 season

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Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi who is currently playing for Premier League giants Everton has stated emphatically that he is not regretting the decision he made to leave Arsenal last two years.

Alex Iwobi was born in Lagos before his parents moved to England where he started his football career at Arsenal youth team and was monitored by former coach Arsene Wenger.

At the age of 14, Alex Iwobi was almost released by the Gunners due to unimpressive performances from the Nigerian, but the London based team gave him another chance and he made use of it.

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Iwobi was first involved in a first-team match as an unused substitute in a League Cup match against West Bromwich Albion in September 2013 and signed a long-term contract with Arsenal in October 2015.

And between the year 2015 and 2019, Alex Iwobi played 100 games for Arsenal scoring 11 goals before he left the Gunners for Everton.

According to the report on Complete Sports, Iwobi who won FA Cup with Arsenal claimed that things were tough for him at Arsenal when Unai Emery was appointed as manager.

“It’s tough going from that at Arsenal. One manager, obviously Unai Emery came and yeah it was a bit different because there was a lot of different methods.
''Things were getting changed, positions, formations, and I have had to play in numerous positions, so I was a bit unsettled.''
Alex Iwobi in action for Everton.
Alex Iwobi says he left Arsenal because he was unsettled at the Emirates. Photo by Alex Pantling
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how a Nigerian lady identified as Jessica Levi shared screenshots of chats she sent Nigerian footballer, Alexander Iwobi, when she was just 18 in 2018.

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In the chats, the lady who clearly had a crush on the footballer wished him well in his upcoming World Cup match.

The lady went ahead to say that she looks forward to meeting and marrying him someday as she signed off her chat with Love Jess.

During the period she was crushing on the Nigerian midfielder, Jessica's tenacity never waned as she kept up hope that they would meet in the future and her dream would come true.

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