Alex Iwobi wants Kelechi Iheanacho at Arsenal
Iwobi broke into the Arsenal first team towards the end of last season and has established himself as a regular under Arsene Wenger this term.
His Nigeria team-mate Iheanacho also earned his senior debut at Manchester City last year, but has fallen down the pecking order since Pep Guardiola took charge.
Alex Iwobi has good relationship with Nigerian compatriot Kelechi Iheanacho
Iwobi, 20, admits he may try and convince Arsenal to sign Iheanacho, also 20, but is aware he is likely to struggle to make the deal happen.
The Gunners winger says he has a great relationship with the City striker on and off the pitch in the Nigeria set up.
“I tell you, you should see us on Snapchat! Always bantering," Iwobi told the Daily Mail.
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"We’re room-mates right now and he’s just the funniest guy I know. We do get on well off the pitch as well as on the pitch.
"Maybe I can try to convince Arsenal to sign him – but I don’t think that’s going to happen.”