Previous
Kazakhstan
Belgium
0
2
FT
Game Details
Belarus
Netherlands
1
2
FT
Game Details
Hungary
Azerbaijan
1
0
FT
Game Details
Cyprus
Russia
0
5
FT
Game Details
Scotland
San Marino
6
0
FT
Game Details
Estonia
Germany
0
3
FT
Game Details
Wales
Croatia
1
1
FT
Game Details
Poland
North Macedonia
2
0
FT
Game Details
Slovenia
Austria
0
1
FT
Game Details
Next
ArsenalArsenal
AFC BournemouthAFC Bournemouth
1
0
FT
Game Details
ArsenalArsenal
Standard LiegeStandard Liege
4
0
FT
Game Details
ESPN FC  By ESPN

Arsenal youngster Alex Iwobi signs new long-term contract

Arsenal have signed under-21s starlet Alex Iwobi to a new long-term contract, the club announced on Tuesday.

The new deal solidifies an excellent start to the 2015-16 campaign for Iwobi, who earned a call-up to the Nigeria senior team last month, despite a history of playing for England at the U16, 17 and 18 levels.

The 19-year-old, who is the nephew of former Premier League star Jay-Jay Okocha, is delighted to have extended his stay at the Gunners and now has his sights set on making some first-team appearances in the coming months.

"I'm delighted to have signed a new contract, especially with a club like Arsenal who are so big," Iwobi told the club's official website. "I'm happy to sign for them.

"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.

"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."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.