With nine goals in the under-21s’ final nine games of the campaign, powerful forward Alex was the academy’s form player in the second half of last season.
Naturally a winger, the Lagos-born attacker - who is the nephew of former Bolton star Jay-Jay Okocha - was converted into a central striker and caught the eye with a hat-trick against Stoke City at Emirates Stadium.
Alex Iwobi Profile
May 03, 1996 Lagos, Nigeria
Alex has an abundance of skill and pace, and was rewarded for his exciting performances with a place on the first-team bench for Arsenal’s Champions League tie at Galatasaray.
He then travelled with the first-team on the pre-season trip to Singapore.