Arsenal coach, Unai Emery has declared emphatically that the club’s Nigerian attacker, Alex Iwobi contirbuted a lot of quality to help The Gunners beat Watford at the weekend.
Emery recounted that Watford gave his side a tough fight in the game on Saturday, but footballlive.ng noted that the gaffer praised Iwobi for again being in top form, coupled with great mobility on and off the ball.
Emery went on to acknowledge that Iwobi was at par with Danny Welbeck during the encounter, which took Arsenal to seven straight wins in the English Premier League.
The victory also took Arsenal to fifth place with 15 points, only four behind log leaders and defending champions, Manchester City.
In the wake of his side’s 2-0 win at Emirates Stadium, Emery lauded Iwobi for his efforts during thwe fixture on Saturday.
Iwobi was involved in The Gunners’ breakthrough on the evening, as his low cross was turned into The Hornets’ net in an own goal by Watford defender, Craig Cathcart.
Emery recounted: ”I wanted to win. My ideas were about how we could change.
“Danny (Welbeck) and Alex Iwobi helped us with their pushing moments and quality. I am very happy with the team.
”He is working well every day. Three weeks ago he was outside the team because he had an injury.
”I am very happy with him because of his mentality. I want him to stay nearer the box to score and fining assists. This is the way for him.”