Alex Iwobi Arsenal legend, Henry impressed with forward’s attitude

Henry praised the 20-year-old for his achievement of breaking into the Arsenal’s first team from the club’s academy.

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Alex Iwobi play Alex Iwobi has impressed since he was promoted to Arsenal's first team (Arsenal FC via Getty Images)
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Arsenal legend Thierry Henry is impressed with Alex Iwobi’s attitude which has gotten him into the club’s senior side.

Iwobi was promoted to Arsenal’s first team in 2015 and has held down a regular place this season.

Henry praised the 20-year-old for his achievement of breaking into the Arsenal’s first team from the club’s academy.

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Thierry Henry play Thierry Henry says he was impressed watching Iwobi in training (Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

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To make it into the Arsenal team from the youth team is very difficult. They’ve done a tremendous job with him in the academy for him to arrive there,” Henry said on Sky Sports.

 “I myself was there [the academy] for a little while and he listens, works hard, he’s never late. When you tell him to do something, he does it straight.

It’s almost like he doesn’t want to disturb anyone. But if you give him the ball he will do what you want him to do.”

Iwobi will be looking to seal Arsenal’s place in the Champions League second round when they face Ludogorets away on Tuesday, November 1.

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