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Alex Iwobi: Big 17 No Safety

Discussion in 'Arsenal Talk' started by beaney, Feb 23, 2004.

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  1. crazyman

    crazyman Well-Known Member

    Looked good today. Here's hoping he gets more first team football. I'd certainly be using him to replace Özil for the last 10 minutes of a game if we are a couple of goals up.
     
  2. haha_arsenal

    haha_arsenal Well-Known Member

    I like what I saw today,
    he keeps it simple, always has an eye for movements of teammates.
     
  3. samshere

    samshere Why so serieuse?

    And has good weight to his balls. His pass to Walcott for the first goal was Özil-esque in its weight
     
  4. Tourbillion

    Tourbillion Angry & Miserable

    He didn't blow us away, but you need to appreciate his decision-making, technique and passing.

    He will go far, I'm certain.
     
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  5. aevi

    aevi Hale End FC Moderator

  6. GDeep™

    GDeep™ Dissociating

    You have to know how to evaluate young players before you can appreciate them.

    Iwobi and Jeff are exciting talents.
     
  7. aevi

    aevi Hale End FC Moderator

    Edit: Nevermind, there are shinpads.

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  8. GDeep™

    GDeep™ Dissociating

    You can actually see the shin pads.
     
  9. aevi

    aevi Hale End FC Moderator

    Oh wait, damn... I'm blind aren't I.

    @GDeep, delete your comment so that I don't look like a fool. :lol:
     
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  10. TakeChillPill

    TakeChillPill Well-Known Member

    Played like someone mature beyond his years, always great sign for the future. Hope He starts dropping skills like his uncle as he gets older
     
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  11. celestis

    celestis Arsenal-Mania Veteran Moderator

    And that's already 50 percent of the battle.
     
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  12. SuperGoon

    SuperGoon Debbie Downer

    I'm calling this kid early.


    So early I'm changing my avatar.
     
  13. krackpot

    krackpot Established Member

    he didn't rush anything. Fit right into our team, and kept it moving, which is more than what I can say about much senior players.

    He has a calmness about him which reminds me of Diaby.
     
  14. nick gould

    nick gould Well-Known Member

    The senior players trusted him with ball - that's the mark of a good young player.
     
  15. Bananacoffee

    Bananacoffee Well-Known Member

    Looks like Diaby the way he moves and plays.

    Decision making is great, good first touch, great athleticism. Looks like a top prospect, impressed by him yesterday.
     
  16. samshere

    samshere Why so serieuse?

    Should be tried out in CM. Got the calmness required for that position.
     
  17. ArsenesNO1Fan

    ArsenesNO1Fan Well-Known Member

    He keeps it simple but reminds of Özil the way he's moving into space and his quick forward pass picking and the accuracy and placement of his passes were very good. Not too flashy aside from that dribble and setting up Campbell. Defenders struggle with his size and strength a little

    Very promising, he just needs game time
     
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  18. yybecause

    yybecause Formerly known as ArsenaLover

    Impressed by his display yesterday. He is another forward like Campbell is, has good athleticism and height, can provide players with passes, make good off the ball runs, dribble and score; signs of a well educated young player and a big talent he is.
     
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  19. redanddread

    redanddread The stone that the builders refuse

    Promising debut. He's obviously highly regarded by Wenger and has been around the 1st team all season. To play him at No.10 showed a lot of faith in the yute. Well done lad.
     
  20. MutableEarth

    MutableEarth Bloody awesome NSFW avatars Trusted

    He's been playing at CM for the U21s as part of his development so it's a possibility.
     
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