Arsenal title contenders, Iwobi impressive - Alex Ferguson

Arsenal title contenders, Iwobi impressive - Alex Ferguson
Iwobi shows off an award this season

by Staff Reporter

Friday Oct 28, 2016. 08:32

Legendary Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson has said impressive Nigeria star Alex Iwobi will be one of the reasons Arsenal will be title contenders this season.

“You shouldn’t forget Arsenal [in the title race],” Ferguson told Kicker.

“The team is more sturdy. They’ve got better and more aggressive.

“I’m impressed with the young boy Alex Iwobi.”

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Sir Alex said Manchester City are favourites to be champions again.

“I think there’s five potential candidates: Manchester City as favourites, Tottenham and Liverpool, but also Man United are still there if we get some consistency soon," he predicted.

“Even when you are trailing by six, eight points, it’s still possible to catch one or two teams.

“The rivalry and the experience of Guardiola and Mourinho make for an exciting competition.

“And you shouldn’t forget Arsenal. The team is more sturdy.”

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