Arsenal 19-year-old Alex Iwobi scores first Premier League goal


Alex Iwobi puts Arsenal up 2-0 in his first full Premier League debut. 

The Premier League is known for farming young players from when they are seven and eight years old. They come up in the club and eventually they are either cut, transferred or some get a shot to play with the big boys. Alex Iwobi, Nigerian 19-year-old, was given the opportunity to start for Arsenal today against Everton.

After been given the opportunity, Iwobi did not disappoint. Arsenal created a counter attacking chance after Everton was pushing for the tie against the gunners. Everton turned the ball over and Arsenal took advantage. One long ball from Hector Bellerin and Iwobi was in on goal, all he had to do was put it past the keeper.

Iwobi was given the opportunity to play at the Camp Nou midweek against Barcelona, but this was his first start in the Premier League. He could be the future for Arsenal. Much like Kelechi Iheanacho for Manchester City, who is also 19, Iwobi has taken his chances and played well in the time he has been given. If he stays around he could bloom into the forward Arsenal needs, a strong, hold up forward who can score goals like this one for a long time.

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