Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi says he has a point to proveShare:
Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi has admitted that he has "a point to prove" in the new campaign after struggling to produce for the Gunners during the 2016-17 season.
21-year-old Iwobi made 38 appearances in all competitions for Arsenal last term, but the only managed three Premier League goals.
Nephew to Nigerian legend Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, Iwobi struggled for starts in the second half of the season, meanwhile, and he has admitted that he needs to be "a bit more hungry" to produce on a regular basis.
"I have a point to prove. I didn't play as much as I'd like to last year. I want to start the season with a bang. I've been doing a bit of running and ball work to prepare," Iwobi told reporters.
"I need to be a bit more hungry this year, add more goals and assists. At the start of last season, I played a lot. I want to do that all year. Consistency is the key with me. Goals win games. I need to add that. Arsene Wenger spoke to me towards the end of last season. Show me you're able to do that and ill give you a chance."
Arsenal kicked off their pre-season with a 2-0 win against Sydney FC in Australia and the Super Eagles star dazzled in the match, creating the assists for the Gunners’ record signing Alexandre Lacazette to open his goals account on his debut since he arrived from Lyon this summer.
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