Iwobi: I don’t regret Gunners exit

Alex Iwobi says he feels at home at Everton and doesn’t regret making the switch to Merseyside.

The forward made a last-minute move to Goodison Park last month, leaving Arsenal — where he played since the age of eight — to join Everton for a £35m fee.

He told Sky Sports how he feels training with the Toffees at Finch Farm.

“It’s so far, so good, I feel like I’ve got a new home and I’m really comfortable here.

“I got a few phone calls (about the deal) and spoke to my agent — it took about a day of talking to the manager and talking to Marcel Brands. It wasn’t really hard and I got convinced.

“I was very comfortable (at Arsenal) and I was on holidays, so I didn’t think about any move. I got the call and thought about if this would be a better chance for me to improve myself as a player. I thought that this was a big opportunity and I shouldn’t turn it down. I’ve got no regrets about the decision.

“The ambition that Marco Silva has also persuaded me to come – the drive, what he wants to achieve and the way he saw me in his plans, I feel like I’m able to help him do that. Even in training, he’s always demanding, always trying to get the best out of us and it’s good for the team.”

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