Arsene Wenger heaps praises on Alex Iwobi after impressive performance in 2-0 win over Everton


Arsenal FC coach Arsene Wenger and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has heaped praises on Alex Iwobi after his impressive display against in Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Everton on Saturday.
Alex Iwobi, 19, scored his first goal for Arsenal in the 41st minute of the game.
Coach Arsene Wenger said in an interview, “He is an intelligent boy who is passionate about the game and wants to learn,” he said.
“He is very humble as well. He is 19 years old. He has been at the club since the age of eight. I was looking at him in training during the season and in pre-season and I liked what he did. After that, he improved very quickly with the first team.
“Month after month, he developed very well and that is why I integrated him and played him.
“He benefits from his talents, intelligence and attitude,” he continued . “He has been practising with the players since the start of the season and he has been growing in contact with these players.”
Also praising the youngster, Thierry Henry told The Sun, “He is the perfect example of how a kid has to behave to make it to the top. He works hard, he listens and he is always on time.
“He has blossomed since breaking into the seniors and his goal and brilliant display against Everton on Saturday underlined his potential.”
It’s been a very promising start to his Arsenal career, something to enjoy.