Super Eagles star Iwobi blast UK media over Fake news

Naija Players Abroad By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 22/07/2019

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has blasted United Kingdom media over fake news over his exit from Arsenal Football Club.

Gunners have made no secret of their desire to sign Wilfried Zaha from Crystal Palace with North London club have already bid £40 million for the 26-year-old Ivory Coast international but the Roy Hogson side reject the offer as the Premier League outfit value the winger around £80 million.

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Several UK media outlets including The Sun, Dailymail and Sky Sports reported on Sunday that Iwobi would leave Emirate Stadium if Arsenal signed Zaha because of his first-team chances will be limited.

Austin Jay Jay Okocha nephew who had a contrasting performance at the just concluded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations despite scoring Nigeria’s vital goal that saw the team knock out the defending champions, Cameroon, stated that he remains committed to his contract with the London club after slamming the press in England via his Twitter handle.

Iwobi is expected to join Arsenal at some point during pre-season having recently helped Nigeria finish in third place at the AFCON 2019.