Iwobi Starts Everton Training, Reunites With Ex-Arsenal Teammate Walcott

August 14, 2019
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Nigeria winger Alex Iwobi had his first training session with his Everton teammates at the club’s Finch Farm training centre today (Wednesday), Completesports.com reports.

Iwobi linked up with the Toffees last week Thursday from Arsenal in a deal that makes him the most expensive Nigerian player ever.

He was not part of the Merseysiders’ squad for Premier League clash against Crystal Palace last Saturday as he was yet join in their training session.

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Iwobi in his first Everton training

The 23-year-old had been on extended holiday after his involvement with Nigeria at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt where the Super Eagles won the bronze medal.

Everton posted a short video of Iwobi and his former Arsenal teammate, Theo Walcott on Twitter as they stepped onto the training pitch with a short message..

“@AlexIwobi, @TheoWalcott
Reunited and linking up again in Alex’s first #EFC training session!,” reads the Tweet.

Iwobi will look to get into good fitness in time and make his debut for Marco Silva’s side when they host Watford at the Goodison Park on Saturday.

By Adeboye Amosu

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