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Arsenal retain Alex Iwobi, Chuba Akpom


/ by Biyi Akangbe
Alex Iwobi and Chuba Akpom
Four budding talents of Nigerian descent have all been retained by English Premier League giants, Arsenal FC for the 2016/17 season.
The players are Super Eagles striker Alex Iwobi, England U21 international Chuba Akpom, who was away on loan all through the just concluded season at Premier League newcomers Hull City.
The duo of Tolaji Bola and Aaron Eyoma also made the Arsenal retained and released  list to the Premier League.
Coach Arsene Wenger sanctioned that  the four players of Nigerian descent  should remain at the club ahead of the start of pre-season training.
Amongst the quartet, Iwobi and Akpom  have played competitively for the first team of Arsenal while Bola and Eyoma have no first team appearances to their name at the moment.
Recall that Eyoma 18, penned a professional contract with the London side in the winter transfer market.

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