Category Archives: AFCON Arsenal

Breakthrough Arsenal star reveals thinking behind England snub

Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi has revealed that he decided to commit his international career to Nigeria after talking with his father.

The breakthrough star was born in the African country, but moved to the United Kingdom at the age of four, and has grown up as a Londoner.

Preview: Arsenal’s Elneny and Iwobi set to battle in AFCON qualifying

Egypt travel to Nigeria for the third African Cup of Nations qualification group game on Friday, with both Alex Iwobi and Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal set to take part, and they are set to meet again four days later.

Arsenal transfer rumour round-up – Bielik, Gundogan, Carvalho, Sissoko

The transfer window is yet to show up many surprises, but with Arsene Wenger admitting we need reinforcements, it should soon hot up with an addition or four!

Today has not been as rife for Arsenal transfer stories as you would have expected, especially considering the latest injury to one of our first-choice back-four, but the main rumours are all focussed on holding midfielders.