Away Goal have confirmed that Nigerian international and Arsenal winger, Alex Iwobi has completed a transfer move to Everton.
Reports also disclose that he completed his medical at Arsenal after which he headed to Goodison Park, which will now be his new home.
BBC Sports also hinted that Arsenal and Everton reach a transfer agreement worth £38 million after the Gunners had initially rejected the £30 million bid submitted by the Toffees on Wednesday.
✍️ Signed, sealed, delivered!
— Everton (@Everton) August 8, 2019
To support the transfer news, BBC Journalist, David Ornstein said “Alex Iwobi is undergoing a medical in London and will sign a five-year contract to join Everton from Arsenal. All should be completed without a problem by 7pm deadline #EFC #AFC.”
Iwobi made the decision to leave after Arsenal signed Nicolas Pepe. The Nigeria international felt he has come of age and deserved to nail a spot in the club’s starting XI.
Iwobi started with Arsenal youth before he got promoted to the senior team in 2015, he has made 149 appearances for the Gunners with 15 goals and 27 assists to his name.
This is one transfer that most Arsenal fans are not happy about, as they see Iwobi who can follow the footsteps of his uncle Jay-Jay Okocha who dazzled the Premier League whilst playing for Bolton Wanderers in the early 2000s (2002-2006.