Nwankwo Kanu reacts on Twitter to Alex Iwobi's performance v Watford

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Arsenal seem to have their mojo back, with their 19-year-old youngster receiving much of the acclaim.

Arsenal and Nigeria legend, Nwankwo Kanu, took to Twitter to congratulate his fellow countryman Alex Iwobi on his fine display yesterday in Arsenal's 4-0 win over Watford:

"Congrats Iwobi we are proud of you so keep performing this way and am happy for you. Well done Arsenal good all round performance #coyg."

The academy graduate Iwobi, put in a sensational display as he contributed all over the pitch.

He scored with a calm finish from an Alexis Sanchez cros and rattled the crossbar in the second half following a fine display of footwork.

With the Gunners' season slowly slipping away, it has proved to be Iwobi who has helped stop the rot. The injection of his youthful exuberance has given the team and the fans renewed confidence for the title run-in.

Much credit has to go to the heavily criticised Arsene Wenger for having the courage to put Iwobi in the first team ahead of established stars such as Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud.

The 19-year-old Nigerian made his debut for the first team in their Capital One Cup defeat at Sheffield Wednesday and has started the last two Premier League games for the Gunners, scoring two goals.

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