"It was hard especially because at school as well everyone was talking about it", summed up Iwobi, who has been on top of his game as Arsenal maintain their unbeaten run after 21-game.
We would still get a transfer fee of somewhere between £25/35m for him and his £350,000 wages and that could be put to better use elsewhere.
Unai Emery is facing a selection crisis in defence as Arsenal will be without Shkodran Mustafi and Sokratis against Southampton next weekend but he had positive news on the German's fitness. We still look a creative force and are getting the required results with other players stepping up.
"With this Arsenal player over this three, four, five, six years that they've needed you've always got this picture of Emmanuel Petit and Patrick Vieira in your mind - a strong presence in midfield".
"Arsenal have intensity, aggression and speed when pressing opponents", added the Terriers chief after Arsenal had extended their unbeaten run to 21 games. "Today we have also [Stephan] Lichtsteiner playing at centre-back". I want more rhythm in the match.
"I want more rhythm in the match and the opposition can decide, when it has the ball, their rhythm and how they want to play, and it is a tough match for that, because the opposition stopped a lot in fouls". I think we can keep our heads high after this performance. I did this last week and the week before, we always receive phone calls and they apologise after they've seen video footage.
"Everyone will have two days off now before we come in again ahead of the Europa League game this week". There were a lot of yellow cards, a lot of stoppages and a lot of time lost.
Saturday's win put Arsenal third in the Premier League, one point ahead of Tottenham, who play Leicester this evening. Our goal is coming later, but is giving us the deserved result.
Fellow Premier League side Leicester City are long-term admirers of the Egyptian midfielder and they could make a move for him once he is available.