Why I Dumped Arsenal For Everton: Alex Iwobi


Former Arsenal midfielder, Alex Iwobi, has shared that he left Arsenal for Everton mainly because he had a youngster tag at Arsenal and feels he could create something bigger with Everton.

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According to the Nigerian International who made this known while fielding questions from journalists shortly after a training session ahead of their clash with Watford on Saturday, he said Everton’s offer was too good for him to turn down.

His words:

“I spoke to the manager and Marcel [Brands] and they almost lured me in.” 
“The offer was too attractive for me to turn down. The manager was telling me, ‘There is a spot for you, we will take care of you’. Basically, all the things you want to hear as a player.
“I always had that youngster tag at Arsenal, so hopefully with this move, I am able to make a name for myself in the Premier League and create history with Everton.”