- Alex Iwobi suffered an injury against Arsenal on Saturday, December 21
- And his coach at Everton has revealed that he will be out for at least three weeks
- Iwobi has not been that impressive for Everton since he joined the club from Arsenal
Alex Iwobi who plays for Premier League side Everton as a forward has been ruled out for three weeks with hamstring injury which he sustained against his former club Arsenal.
New Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti confirmed that the Super Eagles star will not be part of his squad for next match and will be available until next year.
Iwobi will miss the Premier League matches against Burnley (Dec 26), Newcastle United (Dec 28) and Manchester City (Jan 1) and Liverpool (Jan 5).
“Alex Iwobi is not going to play in the next games.
“He is going to rest for two or three weeks, then start training with the team,'' Carlo Ancelotti told Everton TV.
Everton are currently occupying 15th position on the Premier League standings with 19 points after 18 games and they are just four points above the relegation zone.
Former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti was appointed as Everton coach with the mandate of him changing the fortune of the Premier League side.
Ancelotti was also linked with Arsenal job before he accepted to move to Goodison Park.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Arsenal on Saturday, December 21, forced Everton to a goalless draw in a Premier League encounter played at the Goodison Park.
Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi started this game for Everton against his former club, but he got injured in the 11th minute and was replaced.
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