Alex Iwobi claimed that enjoying beneath Carlo Ancelotti is sort of precisely like enjoying beneath Arsene Wenger.
The 24-year-old got here by means of the Arsenal ranks whereas Wenger was supervisor and was an vital member of his squad in direction of the top of his tenure on the north London membership.
Only a yr after the Frenchman left he was bought to Everton and is now coached by Ancelotti.
Iwobi believes the similarities between the 2 are startling.
He spoke to talkSPORT forward of Everton’s conflict with Leeds on Saturday – with commentary of the 5.30pm kick-off completely dwell on talkSPORT.
Iwobi mentioned: “The best way they belief their techniques is one in all a form, it’s virtually like enjoying for a similar supervisor. They each need the most effective out of their gamers, they provide a chance to every participant and the kids in cup video games and use the entire squad, everyone seems to be concerned.
“It’s virtually like enjoying beneath the identical supervisor and the accomplishments communicate for themselves what they’ve been capable of obtain.
“I’m fortunate to play beneath each managers.”
Iwobi has historically been a winger however was given a brand new place by Ancelotti whereas he offers with quite a lot of harm issues in defence.
Lucas Digne and Seamus Coleman are each out injured that means Iwobi performed as a wing-back in opposition to Fulham having fun with some success.
He mentioned: “The supervisor spoke to me and mentioned ‘we’re pondering of making an attempt a brand new system and making an attempt you in a unique place’. I used to be like ‘I’d be open to try this’ and he informed me it will be proper wing-back and I mentioned I may do it and didn’t thoughts.
“Earlier than we performed in opposition to Fulham we had been engaged on it in coaching and it appeared to work, particularly going ahead.
“After we performed in opposition to Fulham it was working, particularly within the first half and was working very nicely.
“It was one thing we experimented with and turned out to be okay.
“Me amassing the ball deeper means the left-back isn’t as tight to me. He’s both going to comply with James (Rodriguez) inside or give me that additional area.
“When I’ve that area to run at a defender I’m selecting up pace and I really feel prefer it’s simpler for me to get by the defender.
“That second objective I used to be capable of glide by a few gamers. It suited me, particularly in that first half.”