OFFICIAL: BARCELONA SIGNED ALEX IWOBI OF NIGERIA ON AN AFRICAN RECORD TRANSFER FEE FROM ARESENAL
Alex iwobi is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as forward for premier league club Arsenal and Nigerian national team.
The spanish giant Barcelona have completed the signing of arsenal forward Alex Iwobi on a four-year contract deal, this deal is the greatest african record transfer fee of £90M. Alex has been linked with the giant club like Real Madrid, PSG and Barcelona but on sunday evening this 22 years old nigerian player flew to barcelona on his private jet to complete a medical at the club's training and pen personal terms.
Before him were the likes of Seydou keita, Yaya Toure, Alexandre Song, Samuel Eto'o, Gbenga Okunowo and Emmanuel Amunike are African that played in Barcelona. Alex iwobi said "I am happy to be at Barcelona, Barca is the biggest club in the world and I am looking forward to working with Lionel Messi, the coach, team mates and board".
Also Barcelona technical manager Ernesto Valverde lavished iwobi with praises saying "he is one of the best footballers in the world and he continue to say that alex is a key part to barcelon team. The coach said "he is quick, strong, skillful and read the game better than many much older players.
Iwobi is known for his unique jersey number 17 and his new teammates jelson murillo who presently wears the number 17 shirt is willing to give away the number to this genius alex iwobi as a symbolic gift to welcome him to the club.
What do you think about this move to Barcelona.... APRIL FOOL