Everton Boss silva challenge iwobi to improve his goal scoring ability

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Everton boss Marco Silva has called on Alex Iwobi to improve his goal scoring abilities after his transfer to Everton.

Iwobi joined Everton from Arsenal on deadline day and silva says his versatile ability is a bonus for the team.

“The position we see him in is clear, coming from the left,” said Silva. “He can also play behind the striker really well.

He can even play on the right.

“He is a strong player, good skills also, but one of the things i will be demanding from him is to start scoring more goals.

He is important in that position also.

“But he will help us. He can put good intensity into a match, which is something I like in my attacking players. He will
give different option in the attack”.

Silva turned to Iwobi after a move for Crystal Palace wilfred zaha failed to materialise bit insited Iwobi has always been on the club rader.

“You cannot just have one name, you have some names, we tried the players and the market was difficult,” said Silva, whose side travel to Crystal Palace for their Premier League opener on Saturday.

“When we lost [Ademola] Lookman we look for one winger, not two, and we have tried to do the deals and achieve a very good player.”

Iwobi who missed Everton’s premier league operner against Crystal Palace scored 15 goals in 148 appearances for Arsenal during his 16 years stay at the club.

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