Super Eagles' Alex Iwobi opens up on relationship with Fulham's Marco Silva

Alex Iwobi is one of the most followed Nigerian athletes on social media in 2023 (Photo Credit: Fulham)

Super Eagles' Alex Iwobi opens up on relationship with Fulham's Marco Silva

Izuchukwu Akawor 12:33 - 04.09.2023

Nigeria Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi left the sinking ship Everton for an adventure at Fulham with his former manager at Goodison Park.

Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi has provided some explanation on why he left swapped Everton for Fulham in the summer window.

Iwobi completed a deadline day transfer from Goodison Park to join compatriot Calvin Bassey at Craven Cottage in a surprise switch. 

The transfer cost Fulham in excess of 22 million pounds to prise the talented Nigerian playmaker away from the Toffees. 

Iwobi to Fulham

The 26-year-old has since put pen to paper on a five-year contract that will see him defend the Fulham badge until the summer of 2028. 

Alex Iwobi against Aston Villa || Photo Credit: Imago

With the move to Fulham, the Nigeria international was reunited with the manager Marco Silva, the man who lured him from the Emirates to Everton. 

Iwobi spoke to the Fulham media where he outlined his reasons for joining the club and his relationship with new boss Silva. 

Fulham unveil Alex Iwobi. (Photo Credit: Fulham/X)

“Second time is a charm i guess,” Iwobi told the club’s media during an interview. 

“But he spoke to me and spoke about the ambitions of the club and where he wants to go.”

Alex Iwobi
Alex Iwobi is excited to start a new journey with Fulham. (Photo Credit: Fulham/X)

“So, i am on board and hoping i can bring something to the club,” he added. 

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