Alex Iwobi is a mixture of Jay-Jay Okocha and Edgar Davids – Mesut Ozil

Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi is a mixture of Jay-Jay Okocha and Edgar Davids, according to Gunners teammate Mesut Ozil.

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Iwobi, 20, has made six appearances this season and set up three goals but Germany international Ozil says he has the strength to complement his creativity too.

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“He reminds me of his uncle, Jay-Jay Okocha,” Ozil said. “He was a player I loved watching.

“Alex reminds me of a mixture of him and Edgar Davids. He’s really strong on the ball, also defensively, but he’s good in front of goal too.

“He’s developing really well and if he continues the way he’s been playing for the whole season, he will enhance his game.

“The manager knows exactly how good he is and I wish him all the best.”

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