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Carlo Ancelotti hails in-form Alex Iwobi

Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti believes Alex Iwobi needs more confidence to play in the wingback position for Everton.

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti said he’s happy with the evolution of Alex Iwobi and admitted the player is in his best moment.

Ancelotti has played Iwobi in the wing back role for the Toffees in recent matches and it is the first time the Nigerian has been involved in five straight premier league matches since Ancelotti arrived the club.

The former Arsenal player also capped impressive display against Leicester City at King Power stadium with an assist for Richarlison’s goal.

Speaking to the club’s website on the recent rise of the player, Ancelotti said, Iwobi is in best moment since he joined.

It’s his [Iwobi’s] best moment since I arrived [at Everton]. He is showing confidence, is really good in one-versus-one situations and is working hard,”Ancelotti said.

Iwobi signed for Everton in a deal worth €35 million back in the summer of 2019.

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