Everton: ‘Alex Iwobi is one of the best midfielders in the Premier League’, Frank Lampard


Before the reception of Manchester United this Sunday, October 9 as part of the 10th day of the Premier League, the manager of Everton, Frank Lampard praised Alex Iwobi. The 44-year-old believes the Nigerian international is one of the best midfielders in the Premier League.

This season, Frank Lampard has repositioned Alex Iwobi in his attacking sector. The 26-year-old Nigerian finds himself in the role of central midfielder, when he used to play on the side. Frank Lampard has carried out this repositioning, since he finds in Alex Iwobi the skills necessary to evolve in central midfield.

After a few games where Alex Iwobi has evolved in this register, Frank Lampard is not disappointed. He is pleased with the Nigerian’s performance to the point of considering him one of the best midfielders in the Premier League this season.

“I wanted to move Alex regularly to a more central position because I thought it suited his qualities. I’m delighted he’s getting the recognition he deserves as one of the best midfielders in the Premier League (..) He’s been fantastic for us,” coach Frank Lampard said.

This season, Alex Iwobi has played every minute of Everton’s 8 Premier League games. He is the author of 3 assists. Frank Lampard is counting heavily on the native of Lagos to master Manchester United this Sunday, October 9, as part of the 10th day of the Premier League. The kick off for this match is scheduled for 8 p.m. GMT.

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