Date: 8th April 2016 at 5:50pm
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Alex Iwobi has been a sensation in the second half of the season as the 19 year old has cemented his place in the starting eleven.

It`s not the first time a young Arsenal player has profited from injuries to the more experienced players only to thrive and make the place their own (Hector Bellerin and Francis Coquelin instantly spring to mind) and it surely won`t be the last, but Iwobi is the latest and says just training with the first team has enhanced his footballing experience tenfold.

Speaking with Arsenal.com he said …

“It has been an amazing experience, I`m learning from them each day to play with them and become a regular with them is amazing. I`m enjoying the experience I`m having.”

“When you are training with the best players in the world you learn things you might not get to learn in the under-21s. You’re training with them as well as watching them, so you are picking up things and getting advice on what you need to work on. I have learnt a lot training with them.”

“I would say I learn from people like Mesut Ozil and Alexis because of my position, and sometimes when I play up front I learn off Danny Welbeck, Olivier Giroud and Joel Campbell. Training with them everyday, I learn a lot.”

“For me, I have learnt most from the way Ozil gets into space. I don`t know how he gets into space because on the pitch you think someone will get close to him but he always seems to have time and space.”

‘That is something I have been watching him do, because he is always aware of what is around him. I have learnt a lot from him.”





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