Iwobi Embraces Competition At Everton


Alex Iwobi says his form has further benefitted from the intense battle between Everton’s forwards for a place in the starting XI.

The arrivals of Andy Townsend and Demarai Gray has further added to competition for a place in the starting X1 at Everton this season.

Iwobi outlined how the players are constantly challenging each other to elevate their performances.

“It’s healthy competition and we [the forwards] always say to each other, ‘We have to try to improve our stats and get involved with goals,”he told Everton TV.

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“For me, it’s about working on my play in the final third, whether it’s a cross or a finish. All the attackers are the same…we’re always working and doing extras with that.

“Whether it’s on the pitch or in training, we’re demanding a lot from each other.

“It’s not just Seamus [Coleman], the captain, everyone is demanding from everyone.

“In our games this season, I think you can see the…

Source: Complete Sports