Nigerian midfielder, Alex Iwobi wants contact rebels – Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez to sign a new contract with Arsenal, as losing them both would be a huge setback for the club.
Sanchez and Ozil’s contract both expires next summer and both have yet to commit to a new deal. Arsenal have reportedly offered both players a new deal close to around £300,000. However, Ozil is believed to be asking for around £350,000 weekly while Sanchez wants out totally.
Speaking to The Sun, Iwobi explains how both Ozil and Alexis can impact a team’s chances when they are in the moood.
“When they are fit they are unstoppable. They are both capable of changing a game or a season,” the Nigerian international said.
‘They have a big decision to make. But it would be a huge setback to lose them because from the stats you can see we do need them for their goals and assists.
‘For a team like Arsenal, we need to be aiming for the top four and we need what they bring.’
‘It will be great for them to stay. I’ve learnt a lot from them. Just the opportunity to even train with them has been amazing. They are two top-class players with great experience having played at the top level.’