Former Arsenal player star Paul Merson has slammed Nigerian International, Alex Iwobi’s performances for Premier League club, Everton this season.
Iwobi has been deployed in a variety of positions for the Toffees this season, playing as a wing-back in recent matches in the thick of the relegation battle.
However speaking with Sky Sports, Merson insists he is not a fan of the Nigerian but reckons he has seen some improvement.
“I’m not his biggest fan,if i am being honest,” Merson said.
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“I think he flatters to deceive.
“But I think he has turned up,he has done well and worked from a base.
“And his work for the team.
“What he does well is that he takes the team up the pitch.
“When you are in a team that aren’t great,Iwobi will get you up the pitch.
“He should get more goals and he should get more assists.”
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Iwobi has scored three goals and has recorded three assists in 30 matches in all competitions for Everton this term.
He joined Everton from Arsenal in August 2019 in a 34 million pound deal.
Everton are currently 16th in the Premier League this season with 36 points after 36 games.
Up next for the Toffees is a Premiership fixture with Crystal Palace on Thursday.
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