Nigeria International, Alex Iwobi, has come under intense criticism following his below per display during his side’ s domestic league clash with Tottenham at the Emirate stadium. The fixture which corresponded to match day 14 in the current campaign was won by the Gunners 4-2 today.
Arsenal had the chance to kill of the game after taking the lead inside the first 10 minutes of play but for the profligacy of Iwobi in front of goal.
The Nigerian International was then substituted during the half time break after wasting more than three goal scoring chances much to the delight of their fans who have also taken to social media to react to his awful display during the encounter.
What fans are saying:
Certain manager would have kept iwobi on until 70th minutes of the game
— H (@henry_dapz) December 2, 2018
I thought Mkhitaryan was good in the first half. Iwobi not so much, did a lot of the things the old Iwobi would have done. Bellerin and Kolasinac both excellent.
— SamW (@SamW_AFC) December 2, 2018
Premier League Reveals When Fans Will Return To Stadium
The Premier League has said it is optimistic that “we will see fans back in the stadiums next season”. However, the crowds are likely to return “on a phased basis”.
Football will resume on June 17, following a three-month shut down because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Games will be played behind closed doors at venues yet to be decided.
Masters also disclosed that some of the remaining matches in this season’s competition could be played at neutral venues. However, a decision on that will be reached by the end of next week.
English Premier League Set To Resume June 17
The English Premier League (EPL) season is set to resume on June 17, with games between Manchester City v Arsenal and Aston Villa v Sheffield United.
According to reports, the matches are the two games in hand before a complete fixture list would then be played from June 19 to 21.
Recall that on Wednesday, all the 20 clubs in the league vote unanimously to begin contact training.
Germany’s Bundesliga resumed earlier this month and La Liga in Spain hopes to return from June 11.
No matches have been played since Leicester’s 4-0 win over Aston Villa on March 9.
Man Utd Manager, Solskjaer Hopes Ighalo Will Stay With Team
Former Super Eagles forward, Ighalo, was signed from the Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua in January, but his short-term deal expires at the end of May.
Despite United’s interest in extending Ighalo’s stay, Shanghai is reportedly keen for him to return to China for the start of their season.
“The loan deal went to the end of May now, so obviously he’s supposed to be going back,” Solskjaer said.
“We’re in dialogue and hopefully (he can stay). They’ve been great towards us, his club, and allow him to play for his dream club. It’s been a dream for him and hopefully he can finish off what he started, maybe with a trophy or two. But at the moment nothing’s been agreed yet. Their league is going to start soon so we are just waiting to see.”
Ighalo scored four goals in three starts and made eight appearances in total for United.
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