Everton boss Marco Silva has admitted that Alex Iwobi is 'getting better' in training as he waits for his debut for the club.
Iwobi joined Everton on deadline day, completing a last-gasp move from Arsenal after the Toffees had initially had one bid rejected for him.
The winger arrived for the start of the season, but wasn't in the squad to face Crystal Palace on the opening day of the campaign, and was an unused substitute against Watford last weekend.
Everton travel to take on Aston Villa on Friday night, and many are wondering whether the Nigerian may finally get his first taste of action in an Everton shirt.
It's unlikely that he'll start, with Bernard scoring last weekend, but boss Silva has now admitted that Iwobi is 'getting better' in training, meaning he should be pushing for an appearance.
Everton have generally been a little slower with their new signings, as Moise Kean has only been a substitute so far, whilst full back Djibril Sidibe hasn't played at all.
Silva has noted that the Frenchman is working well and understanding Everton's approach, but with Seamus Coleman and Lucas Digne settled at right and left back, it may well take an injury for him to get his chance.
| MS: "@DjibrilSidibeS3 has been in full training, improving his physical condition and understanding our idea. It's only @alexiwobi's second week of training and we have to take care. He's getting better & if I decide, he'll be ready to help." #AVLEVEhttps://t.co/yxdeU9H2US— Everton (@Everton) August 22, 2019
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