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Alex Iwobi Arsenal forward speaks on his 1st Premier League start

Iwobi scored in Arsenal 2-0 win away at Everton on Saturday, March 19, which was his first Premier League start.

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Alex Iwobi play Alex Iwobi describes his first Premier League start as 'crazy' (Reuters)

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Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi has described scoring on his first Premier League start as ‘crazy’.

Iwobi scored in Arsenal 2-0 win away at Everton on Saturday, March 19, which was his first Premier League start.

The Nigeria international wrapped up the three points for Arsenal just before the half-time whistle when he beat the Everton goalkeeper after collecting a long pass.

Alex Iwobi play Alex Iwobi scored Arsenal second goal in the 2-0 win over Everton (REUTERS)

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He was named the Barclays man-of-the-match after the game.

The fact that I stated at Everton, I never really expected it, but when I did I just treated it like any normal game,” Iwobi told Premier League TV.  

I just prepared for it the same and the fact that I even score on my debut was just crazy. I enjoyed the moment.”

The 20-year-old was promoted to the Arsenal senior team in 2015 and has held down a regular place with his impressive performances.

Arsene Wenger and Alex Iwobi play Alex Iwobi has impressed for Arsenal since Arsene Wenger gave him his first Premier League start (BPI / Matt West)

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He took to Twitter on Thursday, October 27 to recall his debut for Arsenal a year ago from that day.

Last Year On This Day Was My Debut For @Arsenal, How Time Flies From 45 To 17 Loool,” he wrote on Twitter.

He is set for another start for Arsenal as they travel to Sunderland for this weekend first Premier League game.

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