Skip to main content

Everton expected to announce last-gasp deal to sign Arsenal's Alex Iwobi

Alex Iwobi Arsenal

It was reported yesterday that Everton had a £30 million bid rejected by Arsenal for the Nigeria international – but now a successful offer closer to £40m has apparently been accepted.

See more

Everton were thought to turn their attentions back to Crystal Palace winger and former Arsenal target Wilfried Zaha, but a deal wasn't possible.

Now Everton have made an improved bid at the eleventh hour that Arsenal have agreed to.

Iwobi had an impressive season in 2018/19, scoring six goals and assisting nine more in all competitions.


Quiz! How many of the 40 biggest Premier League summer transfer deadline day deals can you name?

Ranked! The 10 worst Premier League deadline day deals EVER