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I’m Lucky To Play Under Ancelotti And Wenger – Iwobi


Alex IwobiEverton midfielder, Alex Iwobi has come out to say that Carlo Ancelotti has a similar tactical plan with Arsene Wenger.

Iwobi recently revealed that having spent time with both of them, he can conclude that they love to give opportunities to youngsters.

According to him, Wenger and Ancelotti trust their tactics completely, and it currently feels like playing for the same manager.

He added that both coaches always concentrate on bringing out the best in every player, and he is lucky to play under them.

His words, “The way they trust their tactics is one of a kind, it’s almost like playing for the same manager,”

“They both want the best out of their players, they give an opportunity to each and every player and the youngsters in cup games and use the whole squad, everyone is involved.

“It’s almost like playing under the same manager and the accomplishments speak for themselves what they’ve been able to achieve.

“I’m lucky to play under both managers.”

On his form, “The manager spoke to me and said ‘we’re thinking of trying a new system and trying you in a different position

“I was like ‘I’d be open to do that’ and he told me it would be right wing-back and I said I could do it and didn’t mind.

“Before we played against Fulham we were working on it in training and it seemed to work, especially going forward.

“When we played against Fulham it was working, especially in the first half and was working very well.

“It was something we experimented with and turned out to be okay.”

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“Me collecting the ball deeper means the left-back isn’t as tight to me. He’s either going to follow James (Rodriguez) inside or give me that extra space.

“When I have that space to run at a defender I’m picking up speed and I feel like it’s easier for me to get by the defender.

“That second goal I was able to glide by a couple of players. It suited me, especially in that first half.”


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