Nigerian Midfielder wins Everton Player of the Month
The Super Eagle of Nigeria's talented midfielder, Alex Iwobi has won Everton's Players' Player of the Season award.
It is important to note that Iwobi played a significant part in ensuring that the Merseyside club didn't get relegated to the second division.
Everton finished one spot above Leicester City to avoid relegation after a poor performance.
Iwobi who joined Everton from Arsenal was voted by Everton's players as the best among them during last season's campaign.
This is the first time the Nigerian will be bagging the award since he moved from Arsenal to Everton.
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