The playmaker didn’t get the rub of the green in meetings vs old friends last term, but the Toffees look primed to stun the North Londoners this time
Everton host Arsenal at Goodison Park this weekend on December 19 and Alex Iwobi will probably still harbor sad memories over events from almost a year ago when both sides met on December 21 in the corresponding fixture.
Facing off with his old side at his new stomping ground, the Nigeria attacking midfielder coming back to haunt his ex-teammates made for one of the interesting sub-plots on Merseyside before kick-off.
With Carlo Ancelotti and Mikel Arteta confirmed as the clubs’ coaches after disastrous endings to previous regimes under Marco Silva and Unai Emery in the hours leading to the encounter, the fixture was billed as one for the selected personnel to try to prove their worth in front of the new men at the helm.
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