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Arsenal star could have been a Hammer

Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi has revealed that he could have become a Hammer.Iwobi  is currently keeping out likes of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Lucas Perez, but the 20year old has revealed how he could have been turning out for us if things had been different.


He said “Arsenal and West Ham were interested in me and Chuba [Akpom], so we were training with both clubs for three years, because we were scouted at six and you can’t sign until you’re nine.
“I decided to sign for Arsenal because I supported them back then and I always saw them as the bigger club – no disrespect to West Ham.”Iwobi is the nephew of ex-Bolton star Jay-Jay Okocha and was born in Nigeria before moving to England at the age of four.

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