FormerArsenalmidfielder Iwobi has enjoyed an impressive start to life on Merseyside with goals against Lincoln City andWolverhampton Wanderershelping his new team to consecutive victories underMarco Silva.
“Evertonis the perfect club for a brave player likeAlex Iwobiand I know it’s the right step to becoming a great player,” he toldBBC Sport.
“The manager is building an amazing team and he believes so much in Alex to add him to his squad.
“Already he has started well by scoring two headed goals and it’s just the beginning of bigger things to come.”
Iwobi had been atArsenalfor 15 years when he made the decision to joinEvertonon deadline day but Yobo, who becameDavid Moyes‘ first signing in 2002, reckons the 23-year-old will ‘blossom’ at his new club.
“He’s coming into a team full of good players, a traditional family club that is ready to back him on and off the pitch,” the formerFenerbahceand Norwich defender added.
“Mentally it must be tough to leave a club likeArsenalwhere it all started for him, but this is a strong statement of intent to challenge himself.”