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Due to his brilliant form this season, Alex Iwobi is set to be rewarded with a new contract just six months after signing a new deal.
The 20-year-old has caught the eye with his impressive performances and appears to be growing as a player as each day passes. He has been ever present in Wenger’s starting xi this season, providing three assists already.
The youngster signed a new deal worth £25,0000 a week in April but is now set to be rewarded with a bumper pay rise.
According to the Daily Mail, Iwobi would get the new deal if he continues his impressive performances.
Iwobi was promoted to the first team at the beginning of last season and immediately made an impact in the team. He has continued from where he stopped last season and is already impressing again.
The midfielder is a product of our policy, Wenger pays special attention to helping young players develop into fine footballers.However, Iwobi’s meteoric rise to the top has taken many by surprise, including Wenger and Arsenal are looking to sign him down to a long-term contract.
Likewise, we are also preparing to offer 21-year-old defender Hector Bellerin a new contract as Manchester City are keen on signing the fullback.
Iwobi and Bellerin are seen as the future of our club, it is imperative we tie them down to long-term deals.