Nigeria legend Joseph Yobo backs Alex Iwobi to shine at Everton

Former Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo says Everton is the perfect place for compatriot Alex Iwobi to develop into a great player. Iwobi, 23, became his country's most expensive player when he left boyhood club Arsenal to join the Toffees on a five-year deal last month.  He has scored twice for the Merseyside club as he begins the new…

I want to make a name for myself at Everton – Alex Iwobi

Alex Iwobi revealed the desire to make a name for himself and to shake off the ‘youngster' tag at Arsenal propelled him to join Everton. The 23-year-old teamed up with the Toffees on transfer deadline day, becoming the seventh summer signing by Marco Silva after Ivory Coast’s Jean Philippe Gbamin, Moise Kean, Andre Gomes, Fabian Delph, goalkeeper Jonas…

Alex Iwobi Joins Everton in a permanent transfer For £40 million

Everton have confirmed the arrival of Alex Iwobi from Arsenal for a fee of £40 million ($49m). Alex Iwobi The wideman will sign a five-year contract at Goodison Park, and joins Moise Kean in a new-look front line for the Toffees. Head coach Unai Emery said: "Alex has made a big contribution here at Arsenal. He…

Arsenal Reject Everton’s £30m Bid For Alex Iwobi

The Gunners have turned down the deal, but the Merseyside club are expected to return with a second bid for the 23-year-old Nigeria international. Iwobi will have plenty of competition for a place in Unai Emery's starting XI this season, with new club-record signing Nicolas Pepe, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Reiss Nelson and even Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vying…

Jay Z Signs Samuel Chukwueze To His Roc Nation Sports Agency

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze becomes the sixth footballer star to join Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports agency. The 20-year-old talented winger made his senior debut for the Nigerian national team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, making him the youngest player to score a goal at the tournament. On his social media,…

Ighalo retires from Super Eagles

The 30-year-old was awarded the top scorer's prize in Egypt on Friday after scoring five goals in seven appearances for the Super Eagles. He started his career as a youth player in the U20 team and later made his senior debut during an international friendly match against Uganda in March 2015. After playing 35 matches…

AFCON: Super Eagles lands seventh Afcon bronze medal

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have won the bronze medal of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, after beating Tunisia 1-0 at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt. This is the eight bronze medal for Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations. Odion IghaloOdion Ighalo, 30 years old got the goal in the third…