Alex Iwobi Premier League great, Ferguson impressed with Arsenal forward

Ferguson says he has been impressed with Alex Iwobi and says Arsenal have been different this season.

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Alex Iwobi play Alex Iwobi has been impressive for Arsenal this season (Getty Images)

Alex Iwobi’s performance for Arsenal this season has drawn the praise of Premier League great, Sir Alex Ferguson.

Iwobi made his debut for Arsenal senior team in October 2015 and has impressed ever since.

Yann M'Vila and Alex Iwobi play Alex Iwobi made his senior debut for Arsenal in the 2015/2016 season (EPA)

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This season, the Nigeria international has displayed several Man of the Match performances for Arsenal who are joint top of the Premier League table.

The 20-year-old has impressed former Manchester United manager, Ferguson.

I'm impressed with the young boy Alex Iwobi,” Ferguson said in an interview with German magazine, Kicker.

Sir Alex Ferguson play Sir Alex Ferguson is impressed with Iwobi and believes Arsenal are stronger this season (Reuters)

 

Ferguson also believes Arsenal have what it takes to challenge for the Premier League.

You shouldn't forget Arsenal. The team is more sturdy. They've got better and more aggressive,” the 74-year-old added.

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