But Iwobi has now sought to clarify his comments, claiming that he did not mean what he said - and insists that he hopes Arsenal go on to sign top players.
“Fake news and click bait," he tweeted, alongside a screenshot of the headlines.
“I don't know why some newspapers enjoy twisting words.
“I hope we sign world-class players at Arsenal and progress as a team. I'm looking forward to the new season."