Lampard Names 1 Super Eagles Star He Would Not Like To Play Against

Lampard Names 1 Super Eagles Star He Would Not Like To Play Against

  • Alex Iwobi has been praised by his coach at Everton Frank Lampard who saluted the Nigerian forward
  • Frank Lampard made it clear that he would not want to face the former Arsenal star years back as a player
  • So far this season in the Premier League, Alex Iwobi has been an important member of the Everton squad

Frank Lampard has hailed Nigerian forward Alex Iwobi for his brilliant performances so far this season for Everton in the Premier League in which he has won the heart of the fans.

Alex Iwobi has so far this season played in all Everton's eight games this season in the Premier League and played a big role in helping his side beat Southampton in their last game.

The Super Eagles star has three assists to his name and has currently assisted in two successive matches for Everton which is an incredible record.

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Frank Lampard praises Alex Iwobi for brilliant performances. Photo by Steve Bardens
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According to the report on GOAL, Frank Lampard who is the coach of Everton claimed that he would not want to play against Alex Iwobi because of his power and pace.

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Frank Lampard's statement about Alex Iwobi

“He is playing with incredible consistency and did a lot for us last season, played some games at No 8 and I really liked him. It suited his talent, in terms of strength and quality of pass.
“He has so many talents. I would not like to have played against him as a midfield player. He can run and run.”

Udeze names 2 Super Eagles stars who should question themselves for move to EPL

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Taiwo Awoniyi and Emmanuel Dennis have both been told by Ifeanyi Udeze that they should by now be questioning themselves for their decisions to join Nottingham Forest in the EPL.

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Before the start of the ongoing Premier League season, these two Nigerian players made the move to Nottingham Forest with the hope of them helping the side.

Awoniyi's dream to play in the Premier League eventually came true after joining Nottingham Forest, but the former Liverpool player has been struggling to get goals for the side.

The Kwara born player has scored two goals after 8 games played, while Dennis has not been able to get any goal so far after five games.

To make things bad for Nottingham Forest, Taiwo Awoniyi and Emmanuel Dennis were both in action on Monday night as they were hammered by Leicester City.