Iwobi hails Arsenal resilience in Burnley victory

ShareClose Comments
The Nigerian was delighted to see his side marry attacking quality with determination in their victory against the Clarets

Alex Iwobi was full of praise for his Arsenal team after they moved another step closer to the Premier League title on Sunday.

The Super Eagles forward saw his side battle to a crucial 2-1 victory versus Burnley, a result that propels them to second position behind Chelsea at the top of the table.

The Gunners were forced to dig as the Clarets mounted a spirited response, though, and Iwobi was effusive in his praise of his teammates and fans for their attitude in sealing a vital win.


‘’Everyone dug in today & showed our determination to get the three points ... fans were amazing & kept singing till the end,’’ Iwobi tweeted.

Article continues below

The Nigerian who got a starter’s shirt was replaced in the 69th minute by Francis Coquelin.

Arsene Wenger’s men now boast of 47 points from 22 games – a point and two points ahead of Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool respectively.

They welcome 14th-placed Watford to the Emirates Stadium in their next outing on January 31.

Next article:
African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Arsenal set £22.3m Alex Iwobi price
Next article:
ICC: Liverpool duo Salah, Mane to sit out Borussia Dortmund clash
Next article:
Kuala Lumpur 2 Negeri Sembilan 1: Hawks retain top-tier status by dooming Deer to relegation
Next article:
Matip admits he has to fight for Liverpool place under Klopp
Next article:
Ozil blasts media & sponsors in second Erdogan statement

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Show more Accept