Super Eagles star, Alex Iwobi ranked Premier League’s best passer

Super Eagles star, Alex Iwobi ranked Premier League’s best passer

Alex Iwobi of the Super Eagles and Everton is the Premier League’s best passer of the ball, according to the league’s official website, premierleague.com.

The Nigeria international is also tied for second in the EPL with five assists, alongside Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva.

Iwobi has transformed his career at Everton and is the club’s best player this season.

Iwobi put up a top performance against Crystal Palace on Saturday, making two assists in the Toffees’ 3-0 win.



In the entire game, he had 53 touches, three key passes, an 87 percent pass success rate, created two big chances, 13 final third passes, and two successful long balls. Defensively, the former Arsenal man had a 100 percent tackle success rate and four-ball recoveries to emerge as the Man-of-The-Match.

 

The 26-year-old, who has made 476 passes this season, beat Arsenal duo Bukayo Saka (352), Gabriel Jesus (287), and Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane (265) to the top spot.

 

Other players in the Top 10 are Newcastle’s Joelinton (381), Fulham’s Bobby De Cordova-Reid (362), Brighton’s Leandro Trossard (333), Roberto Firmino (324), Ivan Toney (267), Jadon Sancho (285) and Demarai Gray (265).



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