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Alex Iwobi signs new Arsenal deal

Alex Iwobi signs new Arsenal deal

Ramsey is out of contract at the end of the season and the Wales worldwide has been linked with La Liga champions Barcelona and Premier League rivals Chelsea.

The 22-year-old midfielder signed for the Gunners back in early July but joined up with his teammates earlier this week following his summer break.

"I am very concentrated".

Wenger's last season was also his worst, with Champions League perennials finishing 12 points off the top four.

"We were once rivals in our days in France, but we're now friends and I hope we can play well together and score lots of goals".

That would not make N'Zonzi one of the wealthiest players in English football but would likely represent a hefty increase on the paypacket he now receives at Sevilla.

"He has experience, he has quality and he has a great mentality and we are going to help him feel good and to show his quality with us".

Dembele moved to FC Barcelona in a £120m deal from Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund in the 2017 summer transfer window to become the Catalan side's most expensive player.

"My opinion is he's professional".

The manager asked the player to leave if he wants because it would be hard for him to play first team football this season. Arsenal, meanwhile, were forced to withdraw Aaron Ramsey from their starting XI after he picked up an injury in the warm-up, with youngster Emile Smith-Rowe stepping in.

"He has one muscular [injury] and we decided not to start him playing the match because he is maybe a bigger risk for him", Emery said.

"But I am awaiting the medical analysis and I think it's not a big problem".

Second-half substitute Iwobi held his nerve to clinch victory for the Gunners at the Aviva Stadium after goalkeeper Petr Cech had saved from Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

"We are very happy".

"Step by step we are getting there", he said. "We work on that during the preseason and we are improving with every game".