Alex Iwobi recounts how Chelsea star’s comparison helped stop Everton’s loan attempt

Iwobi was one of the worst players at Everton before Lampard arrived, but the Chelsea legend helped him turn his career around

Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi has revealed that Frank Lampard’s decision to give him a Central midfield role like Mateo Kovacic’s at Chelsea helped revive his career.

Iwobi was having a stinker of a season prior to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in January 2022.

The Super Eagles midfielder had become a bench warmer at a struggling Everton side that was grasping at straws to stay afloat in the Premier League.

To compound his woes, he had a horrible…


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