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Arsenal teen sensation Alex Iwobi has reacted to rumours making rounds about reports that he is suffering from a knock picked up from Arsenal’s last Premier League game against Everton.

They have been varying reports about the reason behind his absence from the Eagles first two training sessions ahead of the game against Egypt with some claiming he is nursing a knock while others are of the opinion he is having stomach upset.

In an exclusive unofficial chat with our reporter at the team hotel when he came to get water owngoalnigeria.com correspondent asked him if it’s true he is carrying a knock or suffering from stomach upset.

“Am not carrying any knock am fine, I missed training yesterday because of something I ate that caused me stomach pain but am fine now” the soft spoken lad told owngoalnigeria.com.

He sat out yesterday’s training of the team but did light works with the team’s physiotherapist after interim coach Samson Siasia stopped him from joining the rest of the team in full training.