London - Super Eagles invitee Alex Iwobi has ended
speculation surrounding his future by putting pen to paper on a new long - term
contract with Arsenal.
The 19 - year - old has expressed his happiness at
committing his future to Arsenal and is hoping to break into the first team in
the not too distant future.
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''I'm delighted to have signed a new contract, especially
with a club like Arsenal who are so big, I’m happy to sign for them,'' Iwobi
''I like to think I have earned it. I have gone through a
lot with Arsenal so to have a new and improved contract is very good and I'm
happy to have earned it.''
The attacker added : ''I have had ups and downs. As I was
growing up I had a lot of downs but as I get older things just keep getting
better and better.
''The ultimate goal is to break into the first team and play
as many games as I can.''
Alex Iwobi, whose previous deal with Arsenal ran until June
30, 2016, has scored 2 goals in five appearances for the U21s this season.For
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