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I Am Trying To Be Better Than Uncle Okocha – Arsenal Starlet Iwobi

Reports are out claiming that Arsenal youngster Alex Iwobi says he hopes to emulate his famous uncle Jay-Jay Okocha.

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Gunners young gun Iwobi happens to be a nephew of the famous Nigerian playmaker and one day wants to achieve even more than Okocha did during his brilliant career.

The 19-year-old claims that being related to the former Paris Saint-Germain and Bolton Wanderers star guides him to become a better footballer.

He told “I see it helps me [to be related to Jay-Jay Okocha] and it gives me guidance, [it shows] what I need to work on and what I need advice on so it has helped me over the years.

“I don’t see it as pressure [to be related to him] but he is someone I look up to as motivation as I try to be better than him.”

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