FA Cup Team News: Iwobi Starts For Arsenal; Aluko Benched

Published: March 08, 2016
FA Cup Team News: Iwobi Starts For Arsenal; Aluko BenchedArsenal boss Arsene Wenger has included Nigeria international Alex Iwobi in the starting lineup for Tuesday night’s FA Cup Fifth round replay against Hull City at the KC Stadium.

This is the fourth game in succession that the ex-England youth international will get playing time in this competition, having suited up from the start in earlier rounds against Sunderland and Burnley plus the home tie against the Tigers 17 days ago.

The 19-year-old Iwobi will play alongside Egypt star Mohamed Elneny and Mathieu Flamini in midfield.

As for Hull City, Moses Odubajo is poised to make his 12th appearance in the FA Cup, with manager Steve Bruce selecting him among the starters.

Teammate and Super Eagles striker Sone Aluko finds himself on the bench for this one.

Ifeanyi Emmanuel

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