Iwobi, Iheanacho to face-off in FA Cup semis


Ahead of the mouth-watering English FA Cup semi final clash between Arsenal and Manchester City on Sunday, Nigeria midfielder and Arsenal young star Alex Iwobi has been installed back into the team by team coach Arsene Wenger.

Iwobi was dropped to the U-23 side before the game at Crystal Palace but was part of the matchday squad which won 1-2 at Middlesbrough last Monday although he didn’t get any action as he was stuck on the bench.

In a game that who decide who progresses to the final, Iwobi will come up against fellow Nigerian, Kelechi Iheanacho at the Wembley stadium.

Iwobi has made 24 appearances for the Gunners this season and scored 3 goals in the Premier League while he has also made 3 appearances in the FA cup with no goal to show for his effort.

Provisional squad: Cech, Martinez, Macey, Bellerin, Holding, Gabriel, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Monreal, Gibbs, Maitland-Niles, Coquelin, Xhaka, Ramsey, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ozil, Walcott, Iwobi, Sanchez, Giroud.

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