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Ozil Rested, Wenger Confirms Iwobi Will Play In Preferred Number 10 Role

Alex Iwobi will play in his preferred number 10 role for Arsenal when they take on Crystal Palace in the English Premier League new year day clash.

Arsene Wenger gave German star Mesut Ozil a rest for the tie leaving Iwobi with the responsibility of filling in for the German in the middle for Arsenal.

Iwobi is part of a midfield three consisting of Granit Xhaka and Francis Coquelin, with the Nigerian the furthest amongst the trio.image