By James Agberebi:
Former Super Eagles skipper, Austin Okocha, has praised Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger on his positive impact on younsters, Alex Iwobi – his nephew, and Chuba Akpom, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Both players were in action for the Gunners in their 6-0 victory against Olympique Lyon at the Emirates Cup on Saturday, with Iwobi getting on the score sheet.
Commenting on their performance, Okocha wrote on his Twitter page: “My nephew Alex Iwobi marked his Emirate’s debut with a goal. Great stuff Alex. Wenger is really doing a great job with the young star.
“Chuba Akpom whose dad is a good friend of mine is also on the right course. A hat-trick in their Asian trip says a lot about what to come.”
Meanwhile, Arsenal will take on Wolfsburg on Sunday in their next game at the Emirates Cup with Akpom and Iwobi expected to feature.Watch The Premier League Live!! with EXPRESSVPN the #1 Trusted Name in VPN