Super Eagles star Iwobi faces severe Arsenal sanctions

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 09/01/2018

Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi faces severe Arsenal sanctions after seeing him partying till the late night before Gunners' FA Cup loss to Nottingham Forest on Sunday.

An exclusive report backed with a footage in The Sun shows the 21-year-old Arsenal forward acting wild in a drug-fuelled house party in 2.30am on Saturday before defending champion were upset by the Championship side.

SCANDAL: Iwobi filmed in 'drug -fueled' party

Iwobi was on in the entire duration of the encounter as Arsenal went down 4-2 to their hosts thanks to an Eric Lichaj double and second-half penalties from Ben Brereton and Kieran Dowell.

“If that is true he will be fined. It’s unacceptable," he told reporters on Tuesday. “I will have to see him and see if that is right or not.

“If he was at a birthday party, how long has he stayed? That is very important. After that I will decide what happens.

“If your neighbour takes drugs, what can you do about it? You are responsible for your behaviour.

“You must have played football, you want to prepare 100% but sometimes it is not a guarantee that you will be at your best.

“But that is what is requested from a top professional.”

Arsenal visits their London rivals Chelsea in the first-leg of the semi-final of Caraboa Cup on Wednesday before the return at the Emirates Stadium on January 24.