Alex iwobi

By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS

Everton manager Frank Lampard has said he hopes the club agree soon on a new contract for Alex Iwobi, PNO Sports reports.

Iwobi current contract with Everton is up by June 2024.

The Super Eagles star has flourished under Lampard in a central midfield position to be one of the leading players with assists this season.

“He’s one of our important players and we want to keep him,” Lampard told reporters.

“He wants to stay, Everton is a great club with good history and fan base and we hope this (new contract) is done quickly.”

The 26-year-old has scored one goal and provided six assists in 14 league appearances for Everton this season.