Former Tremendous Eagles captain, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, has claimed that Alex Iwobi was “obliged” to go away Arsenal and be part of Everton in 2019.
Okocha, who’s Iwobi’s uncle, recommended the Gunners gave Iwobi no alternative however to give up his boyhood membership.
Iwobi spent 15 years at Arsenal earlier than his £34million exit.
“The transfer from Arsenal to Everton wasn’t a straightforward one from him.
“He wasn’t anticipating it, it simply occurred.
“He bought a name that there’s a deal for him and that he should oblige that deal, which wasn’t simple for a younger participant who has performed all his life at Arsenal.
“I believe that should have taken him 12 months to recover from, so he didn’t have the perfect season final yr with Everton,” Okocha instructed Aim.
Okocha opens up on how Arsenal compelled Iwobi to hitch Everton