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Lampard Thumbs Up ‘Quality Player’ Iwobi

Lampard Thumbs Up ‘Quality Player’ Iwobi

Everton manager Frank Lampard has showered encomium on winger Alex Iwobi following his superlative display in the club’s 1-0 win against Manchester United at the Goodison Park on Saturday, reports Completesports.com.

Iwobi was one of Everton’s top performers in the thrilling encounter.

The Nigeria international, who has featured regularly for the Merseysiders since Frank Lampard took charge of the team was in action for 90 minutes in the game.

The 25-year-old has registered two goals in 22 league appearances for the Toffees this season.

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“Alex [Iwobi] is one who people can see I rely on. We have moved his position, we have changed in, and he has offered so much,” Lampard said as quoted by Liverpool World.

“I think you could feel the crowd’s reaction towards him today with his energy and qualities.

“I don’t know how many kilometers he has run this week, but he’s done it again.

“It is about character, and Premier League players get questioned in difficult moments. A lot of questions asked about [him] and me over the last few days, especially if you make those individual errors.”

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  • MONKEY POST 2 years ago


    They will PLAY WELL today,,,then go BAD the next 15 GAMES…

    unlike some of our AFRICAN BROTHERS

    People like SADIO MANE

    Day in day out, thar N*GA is F*CKING CONSISTENT

    • My friend Stop living in the Past Iwobi has been playing quite well the last 3 0r 4 games almost 2 months now. Stop talking without following

      • MONKEY POST 2 years ago


        You just mention a MEGRE 3 GAMES when people like SADIO MANE has been CONSISTENT since the days of SALZBURG to SOUTHAMPTON (when I started watching him) and now LIVERPOOL…


        Thar DUDE has been CONSISTENT for like AGES..


        • Igbekun Abo 2 years ago

          Monkey Post, may you walk and never stumble. Consistency na the Koko. Lolzzzz lolzzzz

          • MONKEY POST 2 years ago

            Amen Sir…

            It seems an AVERAGE NIGERIAN HATES the BITTER TRUTH o!


        • Golden Child 2 years ago

          Very correct!

      • MONKEY POST 2 years ago

        Stop it UGO…

        You know what I mean..

        I mean NIGERIAN PLAYERS that can remain at a TOP LEVEL for a TOP LEAGUE for like 3, 4 SEASONS STRAIGHT

  • _From Flop to Fan-favourite?_

    With Everton fighting teeth and claws to avoid relagation, having defied the odds to defeat mighty Manchester United over the weekend, embattled coach Frank Lampard has referred to the ever so capricious Alex Iwobi as his promontory.

    “Alex [Iwobi] is one who people can see I rely on. We have moved his position, we have changed in, and he has offered so much,” said the Chelsea legend.

    Something tells me Iwobi will sustain this period of purple patch. Like a pugilist, the 25 year old midfielder seems up for the fight to help Everton avoid the drop to the English Championship.

    Known for incontrovertible workable, he has stepped his efforts up a notch with lung bursting performances lately. Former critics like England legend Ian Wright praised Iwobi to high heavens for his insane work rate against Manchester United.

    “Alex Iwobi was magnificent, and he’s somebody that no matter how he’s playing – even when he played against West Ham and made a mistake – he does not stop trying to get on the ball, to be progressive,” said Wright.

    “It was his work rate today. This is the kind of performance you want to see from somebody at home. The Everton fans want to see [it] because if they’re going to get themselves out of this predicament, it’s this kind of work rate,” concluded the Arsenal legend on television.

    I was proud of Iwobi when I saw Ian Wright spoke so highly of him.

    Iwobi is also currently receiving rave reviews from Everton fans on social media for his efforts, drive and determination. Should Everton avoid the drop, Iwobi would be seen as having been key to this late great escape.

    He will then be in prime position to reset his relationship with the Everton fan base. My prayer is that he doesn’t resurrect the ghost of his chronic tendency for inconsistent performances.

    He was rated 7.2/10 against Newcastle on the 17th of March for his stellar output .

    If he can maintain an average of 7/10 ratings across a healthy number of games for Everton into next season, then, like Iheanacho in Leicester, he would have succeeded in re-writing his own history from a flop to a fan -favourite.

    Will he be able to achieve such a 360 turnaround? Only time will tell.

    • MONKEY POST 2 years ago

      DEO am HAPPY for HIM.

      And I hope HE stays that way till AFCON ’23

  • Glory 2 years ago

    Quality Player Alexander Iwobi the king. Not surprised every manager has that to say about you.Never has he disappointed being played n trusted in that NO. 10 position. Seems quality players Dele and the other chap from MAN utd are out injured. The constant changing of playing position only slowed him down. Hopefully and to the betterment of Everton, Lampard continues to trust him in this his preferred position.

  • Igbekun Abo 2 years ago

    Lolzzzz. Iwobi has a few good games we are opening champagne like Messi has arrived. We are writing epistles all over the place for an average player. Lolzzzz.
    It is good though that Iwobi is playing well. More grease to his elbows. The problem is whether he can keep this run going. I and I wish him well.
    Heaven bless Iwobi and all inconsistent Super Eagles players. Lolzzzz ZA ZA ZA ZA ZA

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