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EXTRA TIME: Why is Arsenal star Alex Iwobi called the 'Nutmeg Prince'?

15:33 GMT 01/11/2018
Alex Iwobi Arsenal 2018-19
In a star-studded Gunners’ set-up, the Nigerian forward has made a name outwitting oppositions with an old skill

Many football enthusiasts wonder why Arsenal have crowned Alex Iwobi as ‘the Nutmeg Prince.’

The 22-year-old's manner of putting the ball between oppositions’ legs too often earned him the name.

And here’s a clip of some of his recent nutmegs as shared by the Gunners’ media in celebrating his Premier League debut three years ago on Wednesday.

Iwobi who was introduced as a 73rd-minute substitute in Arsenal’s 2-1 over Blackpool on Wednesday has been a regular in Unai Emery’s team this season scoring a goal in 12 appearances across all competitions.

He will be hoping to play his eighth Premier League match of the season when the Gunners' host Liverpool on Saturday.