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Alex Iwobi tried to recruit Iheanacho for Arsenal


Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi tried to recruit his Nigerian teammate Kelechi Iheanacho for the Gunners.

Arsenal host Manchester City on Sunday. The Gunners need to overcome the City challenge in order to return in the race for the top 4.

Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi talked about how he tried to lure in Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheaanacho to sign for the north London club.

“We have had a bit of banter this week,” Iwobi told Sky Sports.

“He was trying to persuade me to come to Manchester City and I was trying to persuade him to come to Arsenal.

“I would like to play against him. We have talked about the game a little bit, but we have been focused on playing for Nigeria.

“I have just got to prepare now and beat him!”