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Everton Boss Benitez Provides Positive Update On Iwobi Injury

Everton  Boss  Benitez Provides Positive  Update On Iwobi  Injury

Everton manager Rafa Benitez has confirmed Alex Iwobi has returned to full training ahead of Sunday’s meeting with West Ham United, Competesports.com reports.

Iwobi sustained a minor injury in training and missed the Merseyside club 1-1 away draw against Manchester United before the international break.


The injury also forced the versatile winger to miss Nigeria’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying double-header against the Wild Beasts of Central African Republic.

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Benitez confirmed the 25-year-old is available for the home clash against the Hammers following his return tp training.

“Alex Iwobi was training and [so were] Digne and Coleman – that is good news for us – they have started training with the team,” Benitez told the club’s website.

“The others are improving and we will see in the week how they are.”

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The former Arsenal player has made six league appearances for the Toffees this season.

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  • Welcome back Nigerian most versatile player. We miss u.

  • Edoman 1 year ago

    Alex, Nigerians are extremely happy to learn of your speedy recovery. November is here too soon. May God continue to keep you safe at all time for Club & Country. Ewobi, you were sorely missed in these two past games. It was a nightmares without you.