Former Super Eagles captain and midfielder Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha has hailed Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger over the development of his highly rated nephew Alex Iwobi.
Iwobi yesterday, Saturday, July 25 started and scored in Arsenal’s 6-0 trashing of Ligue 1 side, Lyon.
Jay Jay Okocha who is a keen follower of Iwobi took to Twitter to express his delight at Iwobi’s performance.
“My Nephew Alex Iwobi marked his Emirate’s debut with a goal.. Great stuff Alex.. Wenger is really doing a great job with the young star,” Jay Jay Okocha tweeted.
The former Nigerian midfielder maestro also hailed another Nigerian born star Chuba Akpom who scored a hattrick for Arsenal in a pre-season tournament in Asia.
“Chuba Akpom whose dad is a good friend of mine is also on the right course..a hat trick in their Asian trip says a lot about what to come,” the former Bolton midfielder also tweeted