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Alex Iwobi Arsene Wenger urges Nigerian star to be humble

Iwobi has gone straight into Arsenal XI since returning from a hamstring injury and has been impressive so far.

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Alex Iwobi play Alex Iwobi has been told to remain humble by Arsenal manager, Wenger (BPI / Greig Cowie)
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Nigeria international Alex Iwobi will have to remain humble if he’s to fulfil his potential of being one of the best players in world football.

Iwobi has gone straight into Arsenal XI since returning from a hamstring injury and was impressive in the Gunners 4-1 drubbing of Hull City over the weekend.

Alex Iwobi play Alex Iwobi has been told by Arsene Wenger to remain humble (Arsenal FC via Getty Images )

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Iwobi had a hand in two of the goals in the game which follows another impressive outing in their Champions League 1-1 draw away at Paris Saint-Germain.

Wenger has urged the Super Eagles player to keep his feet on the ground.

He is 20 years old, and I think he has talent, he has ambition, he has a big passion for the game and until now he has humility,” Arsenal manager said about Iwobi.

We have to take care that he keeps that quality because it’s an important one.

But he has gained confidence and power. I believe as well he has a good combination of quick passing, picking players out and running with the ball. He gets that balance right, until now, and that’s not easy.”

Iwobi’s new form will also excite Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr ahead of the crucial 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Zambia.

Gernot Rohr play Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr will be excited about Iwobi's recent form (NAN)

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Nigeria travel to Zambia in match-day one of the qualifiers where they face the Chipolopolo on Sunday, October 9.

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