Lagos - Austin Okocha was pleased that his nephew, Arsenal
Under 21s skipper Alex Iwobi, got on the score sheet for The Gunners first team
in their 6 - 0 rout of Lyon at the Emirates Cup.
The former Bolton Wanderers star was also delighted with the
progress being made by England youth international Chuba Akpom at Arsenal.
Both Anglo Nigerians were in action on Saturday in the
victory over the French team, with Iwobi handed a starting spot while Akpom
replaced him in the 63rd minute.
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''My nephew Alex Iwobi marked his Emirates debut with a goal.
Great stuff Alex. Wenger is really doing a great job with the young star,''
Austin Okocha posted on Twitter.
He added: ''Chuba Akpom whose dad is a good friend of mine
is also on the right course. A hat-trick in their Asian trip says a lot about
what to come.''
Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has reiterated that Alex
Iwobi will not be sent out on loan this summer while he kept mum about Chuba
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