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    Iwobi self-isolates alongside Everton squad as player shows coronavirus symptoms

Iwobi self-isolates alongside Everton squad as player shows coronavirus symptoms

Everton's first-team squad, coaching team including Nigeria's Alex Iwobi are self-isolating after a first-team player "reported symptoms consistent with coronavirus”. In a statement issued on its Twitter page on Friday, the English side said the isolation was a "precautionary measure" following medical advice. It was also gathered that the club's Finch Farm training ground, it's Goodison Park stadium and its headquarters at [...]

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    Marco Silva sacked as Everton manager — after Liverpool defeat

Marco Silva sacked as Everton manager — after Liverpool defeat

Marco Silva, Alex Iwobi's manager at Everton, has been sacked by the Merseyside club, after the English football side fell into the relegation zone. Silva was sacked on the back of Wednesday's 5-2 defeat to Liverpool, which leaves the club in 18th position on the log. It was Everton's most dreadful record at Anfield -- 20 years and still counting without a [...]

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    ‘Abeg comot for road’ — Arsenal celebrate Nigeria’s independence anniversary in pidgin

‘Abeg comot for road’ — Arsenal celebrate Nigeria’s independence anniversary in pidgin

Arsenal football club, Everton and many others have taken to social media to celebrate Nigeria as the country marks its 59th independence anniversary. Arsenal shared a picture of Nwankwo Kanu, former Super Eagles captain, wearing the green national jersey with the north London club insignia at the background on their official Twitter handle. The English side also adopted the pidgin English language as [...]

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    ‘The End’ — Samuel Eto’o retires after 22-year playing career

‘The End’ — Samuel Eto’o retires after 22-year playing career

Samuel Fils Eto'o, Cameroon's football legend, has hanged his boots from the game after a 22-year playing career. Eto'o took to his Instagram page to make the announcement on Friday after leaving Qatar SC earlier this year. He is arguably Africa's most decorated player -- a title held in fluid contention with Nigeria's Kanu Nwankwo. "The End. Towards a new challenge... thanks to [...]

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    VIDEO: Alex Iwobi’s first premier league goal for Everton

VIDEO: Alex Iwobi’s first premier league goal for Everton

Alex Iwobi, Super Eagles forward, netted his first Everton English Premier League goal on his home debut game against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday afternoon at the Goodison Park. The Marco Silva's boys edge Wolves 3-2 at the end of 90 minutes of play. The 23-year old Nigerian also scored his first goal for the Toffees in last week's Carabao cup game [...]

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    Iwobi: My first senior goal was against Everton — but I aim to score for them now

Iwobi: My first senior goal was against Everton — but I aim to score for them now

Alex Iwobi, Super Eagles forward, says his first senior competitive goal was against Everton, but he aims to score more goals for the Marco Silva-managed -- not against them.  Iwobi, who made his debut appearance for the Toffees in a 2-0 loss to Aston Villa on Friday in an interview with Everton TV said his aim is to make a significant [...]

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    Iwobi: Everton’s offer too good to turn down

Iwobi: Everton’s offer too good to turn down

Alex Iwobi has opened up on how speaking with Marco Silva and Marcel Brands, Everton's coach and director of football, convinced him to join the Toffees in the summer transfer window. In an interview on Everton TV, the Super Eagles forward admitted that what Silva and Brands offered him was too good to be turned down. The Merseyside club completed a post-deadline deal to [...]

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    Onyekuru joins Ikpeba’s former club, AS Monaco, in €20m deal

Onyekuru joins Ikpeba’s former club, AS Monaco, in €20m deal

Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru, has completed a five-year contract deal to Victor Ikpeba's former French Ligue 1 side, AS Monaco. He completed a €20 million fee from Everton FC to the Leonardo Jardim's coach side, the club website announced. Onyekuru move to Monaco became imminent as the club lost its opening game of the new Ligue Un season 3-0 at home [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Real reason Iwobi left Arsenal for Everton

EXCLUSIVE: Real reason Iwobi left Arsenal for Everton

Alex Iwobi, Super Eagles' forward, left Arsenal for Everton because of his desire to play his preferred position of central midfield, TheCable has been informed. A member of Iwobi's family told TheCable that Iwobi also had no choice but to leave the north London club so as to get a regular playing time with the Toffees. "He left because of his desire [...]

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    Iwobi’s move to Everton finally goes through

Iwobi’s move to Everton finally goes through

Everton has completed a post-deadline deal to sign Super Eagles' Alex Iwobi on a five-year contract. Iwobi made the switch for an undisclosed fee on transfer deadline day, but the announcement was made over four hours after window officially closed. Iwobi faces falling down the pecking order at Arsenal after the arrival of £72 million club record signing of Nicolas Pepe from [...]

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    Arsenal reject Everton’s £30m bid for Iwobi hours before transfer deadline

Arsenal reject Everton’s £30m bid for Iwobi hours before transfer deadline

Just about 24 hours to the end of the summer transfer window, Arsenal Football Club has rejected £30 million bid for Super Eagles' Alex Iwobi by Everton. Everton turned attention to the Nigerian international after being priced out of a move for Wilfried Zaha and Watford Abdoulaye Doucoure. Arsenal are believed to be open to selling Iwobi before Thursday’s deadline if there is an [...]

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    Rooney pleads guilty to drink-driving, gets two-year road ban

Rooney pleads guilty to drink-driving, gets two-year road ban

Wayne Rooney has been banned from driving for two years after pleading guilty to taking the wheel while intoxicated. The Everton forward was also ordered to carry out 100 hours of unpaid community work over the next twelve months. Everton will also fine the 31-year old two weeks' wages after he pleaded guilty to a drink-driving charge. The former England captain was stopped [...]

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    Rooney retires from international football, says ‘it is time to bow out’

Rooney retires from international football, says ‘it is time to bow out’

Wayne Rooney has retired from international football despite Gareth Southgate including him in England's squad for the World Cup qualifiers. Rooney scored 53 goals in 119 appearances for his country, making him England's all-time leading goal scorer. "It was great that Gareth Southgate called me this week to tell me he wanted me back in the England squad for the upcoming matches ," [...]

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    I definitely fancy a return to Everton as coach, says Amokachi

I definitely fancy a return to Everton as coach, says Amokachi

Former Super Eagles and Everton star Daniel Amokachi says if given the opportunity, he'd be interested in coaching the English Premier League side. Amokachi, who was bought by Everton for 3 million pounds in 1994, said this when he recently paid a visit to the Merseyside. "I definitely would like to come back too," the 44-year-old former Super Eagles assistant coach told Skysports UK. "It [...]

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    Lukaku arrested after noisy party in Los Angeles, to face court

Lukaku arrested after noisy party in Los Angeles, to face court

Romelu Lukaku was arrested last week after neighbours complained about noise from his luxury holiday pad in Los Angeles, US. The Belgium international was said to have been released at the scene of his arrest. Lukaku, who is poised to join Manchester United from Everton, was verbally warned by the police, who were called six times by neighbours. The former Chelsea player was holidaying at [...]

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    Man United agree £75m deal with Everton for Romelu Lukaku

Man United agree £75m deal with Everton for Romelu Lukaku

Manchester United have agreed on a £75million deal to sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, BBC reports. United and Premier League rivals, Chelsea, have been tracking the Belgian forward all summer. The deal is expected to be finalised this weekend. Lukaku was Mourinho's main summer transfer target, and now that the deal is in the bag, United may no longer be interested in Real Madrid [...]

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