Arsenal heroes Ian Wright and Kanu send messages to Alex Iwobi after move to Everton

first_imgAdvertisement Alex Iwobi moved to Everton on deadline day (Picture: Arsenal FC via Getty Images)Alex Iwobi has received the blessings of some Arsenal greats after leaving the club for Everton on transfer deadline day.The Nigeria international made the switch to Goodison Park for an initial fee of £28m on Thursday, while the Gunners brought in Kieran Tierney and David Luiz on deadline day.The 23-year-old made 149 appearances for Arsenal, scoring 15 goals in all competitions and winning the FA Cup in 2017.Despite switching to a Premier League rival, Gunners heroes Ian Wright and Nwankwo Kanu have hailed the midfielder and given him their best wishes at his new club.ADVERTISEMENTWright wrote on Instagram: ‘All the best @alexanderiwobi we love you ♥️♥️♥️ #OnceAlways.’AdvertisementAdvertisementKanu added on Twitter: ‘Once a Gunner, Always a Gunner. We are proud of you and will continue to support you. Good luck with your new club.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityEverton boss Marco Silva was delighted to welcome his new signing to Merseyside, saying: ‘Alex was one of our main targets for this window and I believe he is a fantastic signing. He is a direct and skilful winger and attacking midfielder who always works very hard.‘He is still young but already with a lot of top-level experience – 100 Premier League matches, more in Europe and many international games.‘Alex fits exactly the profile of player I want. He is hungry to join Everton and take the next step in his career, to help us compete with the strongest teams in the league and reach his potential at our club.’Everton get their Premier League campaign underway at Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon but Iwobi will not be available for the fixture.MORE: Frank Lampard reveals why Chelsea agreed to let David Luiz join ArsenalMORE: Arsenal provide fitness updates on new signings David Luiz and Kieran Tierney ahead on Newcastle clash Comment Arsenal heroes Ian Wright and Kanu send messages to Alex Iwobi after move to Evertoncenter_img Metro Sport ReporterFriday 9 Aug 2019 4:41 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Advertisementlast_img

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