Mikel Obi’s Heir? Joe Aribo Reveals His Best Position In Midfield

Mikel Obi’s Heir? Joe Aribo Reveals His Best Position In Midfield
The Super Eagles midfielder delivered another solid performance as Rangers crushed Hearts 5-0 at the Ibrox Stadium on Sunday with the former Charlton Athletic star convinced that playing in his preferred position was key to his fine display.Joe Aribo supplied the assist for Rangers’ second goal as the Gers recorded another huge victory that got them back on leveled terms at the top of the Scottish top flight with champions Celtic with just a single goal separating the Glasgow rivals.The Rangers man functions as a box-to-box midfielder for Gernot Rohr’s side and his stay there may continue for a while with retired Super Eagles skipper Mikel Obi tipping Everton playmaker Alex Iwobi as the natural heir to the Number 10 role for the three-time African champions.The 23-year-old, who is sometimes deployed as a central midfielder, has however revealed that playing further upfield helps him influence a game more productively.“We’re happy with the performance (vs Hearts) as we knew what we had to do at the start of the game and we managed to deliver that,” Aribo told TheScottishSun.“And, for me, it was good to play that bit further forward and get to interlink with Scott...