- Alex Iwobi and his teammates at Everton will be in action at Old Trafford against Man United
- The Nigeria international stated that his teammates should try and prevent Fernandes from playing
- Iwobi has been in great form since he moved to Everton from Arsenal
Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi has stated clearly that him and his teammates will have to stop Portugal international Bruno Fernandes for them to have a chance to beat Manchester United in their coming Premier League tie.
Alex Iwobi and his Everton's teammates will be on duty at Old Trafford on Saturday night, February 6, to face Manchester United in a tie that is expected to be tough.
Manchester United will go into this game occupying second position on the Premier League table, while Everton currently occupy seventh position on the log.
According to the report on GOAL, Alex Iwobi wants his teammates to look at for Bruno Fernandes who has been superb for Manchester United since he joined from Sporting Lisbon.
“Going off the back of some great wins, we’re very confident. We got a result at Leicester away.
“If we want to compete for the Europa League or Champions League spots, we have to play against teams like Manchester United and get a good result.
“The amount of goals and assists Fernandes gets, and the chances he creates – he’s a positive player, I have to give it to him.
"He always wants to make something happen. I’m sure we’ll have something in mind to try and keep him quiet.”
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Alex Iwobi who is a Nigerian footballer currently playing for Premier League side Everton explained that Super Eagles players were stoned by fans in Benin City after draw against Sierra Leone.
Gernot Rohr and his men were forced to a 4-4 draw in the 2022 African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone in which the visitors came back to pick a point in Benin.
Alex Iwobi was in his best game for Nigeria in the match against Sierra Leone in Benin as the former Arsenal striker scored a brace for the three-time African champions.
Super Eagles players were woeful in the second half as they allowed Sierra Leone to come back into the game and ended the battle in a draw.