New Everton Boss Benitez Hands Iwobi Number 10 Role Ahead Of James Rodriguez
Alex Iwobi will get the opportunity to play in his favorite role as the number ten of English Premier League side Everton, OwnGoalNigeria.com understands.
Rafael Benitez the new coach of Everton has signed two wingers in Demarai Gray and Androos Townsend effectively taking Iwobi from the flanks where he has played for the majority of his time at the club.
In their recent friendly game against Colombian side Millionarios James Rodriguez, who is Iwobi’s main rival for the number ten role was substituted during the half time break with speculations saying he has been told he can leave if a suitable offer comes in for him.
Iwobi played in the number ten role and lasted owner 70 minutes and according to reports Benitez loved his contributions from that role and want to see more of him in the coming days.
The 25 year old Nigerian have always maintained that he is best suited playing the number ten role and it appears he will get the chance next season if he impresses in the remaining pre season games.
Source: OwnGoal Nigeria
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