The teenager sparkled in his first start at the Emirates Stadium and was involved in the the equalizer netted by Joel Campbell in the first half .
“I liked the timing of his passes. In the middle of the park that is a vital quality and that fact he plays forward and sees [things].
“As a young boy he is not afraid to come on and that is not easy, ” Wenger told reporters, according to arsenal.com.
If the Community Shield is thrown into the mix, Iwobi has been included in Arsenal’s 18 – man squad 14 times this season by the Frenchman.