'Iwobi has been a breath of fresh air’

Bellerin and Iwobi celebrate

Hector Bellerin and Alex Iwobi spoke to the media after the 4-0 win against Watford in the Premier League. Below is a transcript of what they said:

on if it was a must win game…HB: We knew it was important for us to come back with a win after the international break. I think the team responded really well with some great football. The scoreline shows it.

on his first goal at Emirates Stadium…AI: It was crazy. It was a nice feeling. It is all for the team so I’m just happy we got the three points.

on playing in the first team…AI: When you are young, you just dream about it. I’m just enjoying the moment and playing in this team.

on what Iwobi has brought to the team…HB: He has shown a lot of dribbling and creativity up top. Sometimes the team needs that, it is very nice to get a breath of fresh air from a player that have come from the academy and have played in the under-21s and under-18s. We are very proud of him and he has done very well.

on his goal…HB: You have to try, otherwise you won’t score. Sometimes you get lucky enough for it to go in so I will claim it.

on if Arsenal close the league gap…HB: Definitely. We are never going to give up, not until the end of the competition. We are going to fight for it.

on what it would be like if Arsenal won it…AI: It would be amazing, but we are taking it game by game and hopefully we will see where we end up at the end of the season.

on being in the title race…AI: We believe we have a chance and we never give up. We are taking it game by game and we will see where we end up at the end of the season.

on scoring just before the break…AI: I think the goal before half-time gave us an extra boost and put them on the back foot a bit more. I guess getting that goal was pretty key.

on feeling comfortable at Arsenal…AI: Even before the game, they gave me the confidence to play. They are always helping me out in training, so I always feel confident and I’m happy to play with them.

on West Ham…AI: We are trying to win every game. So it is key that we go away from home, do our best and try to come away with three points. 

Bellerin celebrates

Bellerin celebrates

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