Unai Emery has reasons for his decision to feature Alex Iwobi in recent games as they get ready to tackle Bournemouth in their premier league tie on Wednesday.
Gunners fanbase are currently dividing over the Nigeria international, with some sections of the crowd hoping Emery uses an alternative for the final games of the season.
Alex Iwobi has made three goals from 24 Premier League appearances so far this season, for the Gunners.
And will again start against the Cherries and Emery insists his team-mates ask for him to be selected due to his movement.
”When I ask Nacho Monreal or Sead Kolasinac the player they want to play with on the left, they say to me ‘Iwobi can open up space and we can do the overlap’.
”I think Iwobi is giving a lot for us and he is important for our future.
He has to continue to improve, he knows this.
”I am looking for each match for him to score because he is already giving us a lot.’ Emery told reporters