SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, (THEWILL) – Former Arsenal player, Alex Iwobi, has stated that current national team coach, Gernot Rohr, is the best coach he has ever played under.
Iwobi, who currently plays for Everton chose the German ahead of former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger and he also expressed happiness about the extension of Rohr’s contract.
Iwobi stated this in an Instagram Live with the media team of the Super Eagles.
He said: “I currently play under Carlo Ancelloti whom I have a lot of respect for, I have respect for Unai Emery and Arsene Wenger too. Even Sunday Oliseh gave me the chance to make my national team debut but I actually really enjoy playing under Gernot Rohr.
“I feel like he (Rohr) gave me much freedom to express myself. So, I will say Gernot Rohr is the best coach I’ve played under.
“As much as I have been with the likes of Ancelloti, Wenger and Emery. I actually have the best time with Rohr.
“For me, it is a blessing to hear the news of Rohr’s contract extension because I personally felt he brought out the best in me football-wise and I enjoyed playing under him.
“And for the team, the results speak for itself. We are blossoming very well as a team and we are getting the results.
“So for him to sign a new deal is good news.”