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Nigerian international Alex Iwobi has been sensational for the Gunners since he broke into the first team having joined the Gunners when he was in primary school.
The talented winger has revealed he has always idolised his uncle Jay-Jay Okocha as one of his inspiration in the field of play
“He was at my house the other day and when he was asking me for my shirt, I was confused,” Iwobi said. “I thought it was a joke at first and then my dad got out one of my old jerseys and gave it to him.
“He said ‘I’m going to treasure this’ and I was like ‘Wow, it used to be the other way around’. For it to be like that was a moment I enjoyed, but it was crazy.
“I was always looking up to my uncle. Everyone knew that my uncle played for Bolton and he was a very big figure in Africa as well.
“He doesn’t just help me on the pitch, he helps me off the pitch, which is a key thing for me.”