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Iwobi aims to prove a point at Arsenal

1:48 PM IST 16/07/17
Alex Iwobi Arsenal
The Nigerian says he failed to match his own expectations last season at Emirates Stadium but is determined to improve next term

Alex Iwobi is determined to prove himself in Arsenal to earn a regular playing time when the 2017-18 season starts in August.

The Super Eagles forward admitted that he did not play as much as he wanted for Arsene Wenger’s men last season.

The 21-year-old disclosed that he needs to be more lethal in front of goal as he targets an improved campaign with the Gunners.

“I have a point to prove. I didn’t play as much as I’d like to last year. I want to start the season with a bang. I’ve been doing a bit of running and ball work to prepare,” Iwobi told The Mirror.

“I need to be a bit more hungry this year, add more goals and assists. At the start of last season I played a lot. I want to do that all year. Consistency is the key with me.

“Goals win games. I need to add that. Arsene Wenger spoke to me towards the end of last season. Show me you’re able to do that and I’ll give you a chance.”

Arsenal kick off their Premier League campaign against Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium on August 11.