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Alex Iwobi Arsenal to reward Nigerian international with pay rise

The starlet who joined Arsenal at the age of seven is set to be offered a pay rise from £800 per week to £10,000.

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Alex Iwobi play Alex Iwobi set for pay rise at Arsenal (Marc Atkins/Offside)

Nigeria international, Alex Iwobi is set to be rewarded with a pay rise at Arsenal after his impressive performances.

The 19-year-old has been part of Arsene Wenger’s first team of late and scored his first Premier League goal in Arsenal’s 2-0 win at Everton on Saturday, March 19.

Alex Iwobi play Alex Iwobi celebrates after scoring for Arsenal against Everton (Reuters)

 

According to reports, Wenger has given the thumps up for the club to tie down Iwobi Nigerian to a new deal that will ensure his future at the club is settled.

The starlet who joined Arsenal at the age of seven, is currently on £800 per week but his new contract is set to take his pay to £10,000.

Alex Iwobi play Alex Iwobi is now a full Nigeria international (Instagram)

 

Iwobi is now a full Nigeria international after playing for the Super Eagles in their 1-1 draw at home to Egypt in a 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier.

Watch Alex Iwobi score for Arsenal, below:

Nigerian forward, Alex Iwobi scores for Arsenal against Everton

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