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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.

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.

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