I might have to leave Arsenal if they sign Zaha - Iwobi
Arsenal wide-man Alex Iwobi claims he is also forced to quit the club if they fulfill their ambition of sign language Wilfried Zaha from Crystal Palace.
The Gunners have created no secret of their need to sign the 26-year-old Ivory Coast international and have already had a bid of around £40 million ($50m) rejected for a player the Eagles worth at nearer to £80 million.
The presence of Zaha would limit Iwobi’s minutes at the Emirates and he says sitting on the sidelines would force hectometer to think about his position.
“I am not one to pull out,” the 23-year-old told The Sun . “I have had it everywhere the years, being told I’m not ok.
“So whenever the possibility comes I continually attempt to prove I ought to be beginning. however it’s attending to be tough if Zaha comes. He can add a lot of stress.
“Obviously my joy is to play soccer and not simply sit out.
“If it involves that i might haven't any selection however to go away. however i might continually place up a fight to play – that's what I’ve done all my life.”
Along with Zaha, pressure has been placed on Iwobi by the promotion of Reiss Horatio Nelson to the first-team by manager Unai mineral.
In addition the Gunners are joined with Brazilians Malcolm and Everton, United Nations agency additionally play as wide forwards.
The African country international says he’s wont to folks writing him off which his most popular position is within the middle of the sector, wherever he plays for his country.
“I was still in class once I was hearing [I wouldn’t create it at Arsenal],” he added.
“Maybe you think: ‘Football isn't for you and you don’t wish to play no a lot of.’ however it’s sensible to possess that self-motivation to believe you'll prove your critics wrong.
“But I do play in a very totally different position for Federal Republic of Nigeria, as associate offensive midfielder with a way of freedom. i'm lighter there.
“However, if I’m told to play on the left or the correct, or left-back, like I even have generally, i will be able to continually do my best.”