Kanu Nwankwo Blasts Arsenal For Selling Alex Iwobi

Kanu Nwankwo, Ex Super Eagles captain has said to the public that
Arsenal made a huge mistake by selling the 23-year-old player, Alex
Iwobi to Everton.

Speaking to Goal.com, he believes the Gunners
should have kept Iwobi especially after the last AFCON, who was at the
club since he was eight years.

Alex Iwobi left the Emirates
Stadium on deadline day, in a deal that could eventually total
£40million ($49m). As for Ex Super Eagles Captain Kanu Nwankwo, the
Arsenal’s decision to cash in on the 23-year-old Nigerian, was a wrong

“I would say they made a mistake, 100 per cent.

“Why they let him go, I don’t know.”

a boy who, in and out, is Arsenal. He always wanted to do his best for
the club. He loves the club, but not only that he can play football.

“What he brings week in, week out, the fans need to appreciate that.

think he is still young and those are the type of people you want in
the team, people who grew up here, who knows everything about the club
and wants to die for the club.

“He was one of them, so for us to
lose him and to let him go, was a shock. I couldn’t really believe we
did it, but that’s football,” he said.

“It was a surprise to
everybody because it happened right at the end of the window,” said
Kanu. “If I knew earlier, I could have said to him not to go and that it
was better for him to stay.

“I would have said that there was no
need for him to go because at Arsenal he will still play. He’s that
good and he needs to know that.

“I think Arsenal would have been
the best place for him because it’s a big club and you want to play in a
big club and in Europe. Those are the games you want to play.”

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