Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Rohr meets with Wenger, Mikel in tour of England

The NFF have released photos of the German coach with Arsenal manager Wenger at their London Colney training ground.

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Arsene Wenger and Gernot Rohr play Gernot Rohr met with Arsene Wenger while on a tour of England (Twitter/NFF)
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The Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr on Wednesday, October 26 visited Arsenal and Chelsea training grounds where he met Arsene Wenger and John Mikel Obi.

As Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles, Rohr is making trips around Europe to visit Super Eagles players at their respective clubs and also meet their managers to discuss their development.

Gernot Rohr play Gernot Rohr is on a tour of Europe to meet his players (Twitter/NFF)

 

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have released photos of the German coach with Arsenal manager Wenger at their London Colney training ground.

Arsene Wenger and Gernot Rohr play Arsene Wenger and Gernot Rohr met at the Arsenal training ground to discuss Alex Iwobi (Twitter/NFF)

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Rohr was meeting with the manager to discuss Arsenal and Nigeria international Alex Iwobi.

Iwobi was promoted to the Arsenal first team in 2015 and has impressed so far this season as he continues to feature regularly for the Gunners.

Alex Iwobi play Alex Iwobi has become an Arsenal regular and full Nigeria international in the last year (Icon Sport via Getty Images)

 

He scored his first goal for the Super Eagles in a friendly against Plateau United on Wednesday, October 5.

A few days later he scored his first competitive goal for the Super in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Zambia.

Rohr also met his captain, Mikel Obi at Chelsea training ground.

Michael Emenalo, John Mikel Obi and Gernot Rohr play Michael Emenalo, John Mikel Obi and Gernot Rohr (Twitter/NFF)

 

In the photos released, the 63-year-old German coach also met Chelsea’s Director of football, Mike Emenalo who is also a Nigerian.

It is also likely that Rohr will meet Chelsea coach Antonio Conte to know Mikel’s place in his team.

John Mikel Obi play John Mikel Obi has not featured for Chelsea this season (Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

 

The 29-year-old midfielder has not made any appearance for Chelsea this season and Rohr will be concerned.

Nice to bring Chelsea and Nigeria together yesterday...@NGSuperEagles Gernot Rohr met with @ChelseaFC Michael Emenalo Chelsea and Nigeria together yesterday,” Mikel Obi wrote on Twitter.

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo also shared a photo of him and Rohr writing; “Thanks for the visit Coach Gernot Rohr.”

 

Rohr is also expected to pay a visit to Kelechi Iheanacho at Manchester City and Ahmed Musa at Leicester City.

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