Alex Iwobi has had a great start to his Everton career so far, but now he needs to remain consistent and build on it going forward.
With some very good players around him, particularly with the quality that Brazilian forward Richarlison possesses, he has the opportunity to adapt his game to become a supplier in this team as well as a goalscorer.
Everton manager Marco Silva has Gylfi Sigurdsson, Andre Gomes, Morgan Schneiderlin, the unfit Jean-Philippe Gbamin and Fabian Delph at his disposal which means plenty of strength in depth for the Blues to progress up the Premier League table.
But with Iwobi having such a positive impact from the off, Marco Silva will have to think very carefully of the Toffees’ transition play getting the ball up to the strikers in order to create opportunities.
The Wolves game on Sunday proved just that, with the supply in the final third proving crucial in getting all three points. The performance has set the benchmark going forward and something that the manager will have to look in maintaining.
Player relationships can be key towards on the pitch success, which is an option that Silva could certainly implement. On the other side of the coin, comes experience. Everton supporters will need to be patient, as the manager has been able to bring in the players that he’s wanted, particularly in the form of extra firepower in Moise Kean.
Iwobi has the attacking quality in front of him, and we all know that Richarlison can score goals, netting 13 times in 32 appearances in the Premier League in the last campaign.
The strengths are there, Everton just need to play to them. With the options they have in the midfield, there’s more chance for goals to be scored from an Everton team with a lot of pace, vision and quality in the final third of the pitch.
Getting Iwobi and Richarlison to pull the strings up front is the secret to Everton’s success this season, Marco Silva needs to understand this during the international break.