Arsenal and Nigeria forward, Alex Iwobi has expressed his willingness to convince Swansea City striker, Tammy Abraham to pledge his allegiance to Nigeria.
Chelsea Youth Striker Abraham, who is of Nigerian descent, has been courted by the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, to make a switch to the Super Eagles but he is still representing England at the U-21 level and is yet agree to the switch.
Iwobi who also made an international switch from England in 2015 told said that he understands the difficulty Abraham may face in making a decision.
He said: “Obviously it’s going to be difficult when you’re playing in your comfort zone, representing England. Some of these players have been raised up in England and they play for England. So that’s all they know.
“If I get through to him I could talk to him but at the end of the day it’s not my decision; it’s for him to decide. However for me switching, and Ola Aina as well it’s been great. Nigerians are very welcoming and you will enjoy your time. Personally, I’d advice Abraham and others to switch because they will enjoy their time playing for Nigeria.”