Former Arsenal and France international Thierry Henry believes Arsene Wenger should drop Mesut Ozil and start using Alex Iwobi
Arsenal was without Ozil at the Gunners thrash Crystal Palace on New Year’s day and the stunning comeback of Arsenal in Vitality Stadium away to Bournemouth in a 3-3 thriller, Iwobi played well in absence of the German international.moving into a more centre role.
The Frenchman believes Iwobi has shown the qualities to play more of a centre role position than Ozil.
Speaking to Skysports, Henry believes Wenger should consider Iwobi ahead of Ozil
“Iwobi is better off in the middle for Arsenal when they come up against teams who are defensively minded like we saw against Crystal Palace,” he said.
“Wenger must have seen it, and hopefully he will be picked ahead of Ozil in such games.
“He moves the ball quicker and faster leaving opposition defenders in his wake. He belongs to the middle.”
Alex Iwobi who largely played as a wide-man since he breaks in Arsenal team, making impressive runs and assists with his physical and technical abilities.
While Ozil has been in for criticism in the last few weeks for his lacklustre attitude and laziness on the ball