Following an influential campaign with Everton, former Arsenal player, Alex Iwobi, has been named Everton Player’s Player of the Season.
- Former Arsenal star Alex Iwobi has won Everton Player’s Player of the Season award after a stellar 2022/23 season.
- Iwobi, who transferred to Everton in 2019, managed to record two goals and a club-high eight assists in the campaign.
- The 27-year-old played a significant role in Everton’s escape from Premier League relegation.
Alex Iwobi, former Arsenal fan favourite, has cemented his place in Everton’s history by clinching the Players’ Player of the Season award.
Since his move from Arsenal to Everton in 2019, Iwobi’s growth and consistent performances have earned him recognition from his peers and fans alike.
— Everton (@Everton) June 2, 2023
In the 2022/23 season, the Nigerian forward elevated his performance to a new level.
Despite Everton’s challenging campaign, which culminated in a narrow escape from relegation thanks to a crucial 1-0 victory against Bournemouth on the final day, Iwobi stood out.
He scored two goals and provided eight assists, the highest in the club during the campaign. This is his first Player of the Season accolade since joining the Toffees.
Alex Iwobi’s journey is notable, considering his roots at Arsenal, where he was a fan favourite.
His transfer to Everton in 2019 for €30m marked a new chapter in his career. It was a move met with mixed reactions, given his popularity among the Arsenal fanbase.
However, his recent accomplishment indicates that the transition has indeed paid off. He has taken his game to another level at Everton, impressing with his versatility and contributing significantly in multiple positions.
His progress underscores the transformative power of a change in environment and the player’s resilience in embracing the challenge.