Anthony Gordon was back at Everton’s Finch Farm training headquarters on Friday after being absent this week.
The 67-year-old former Leeds United manager is a favoured choice of Everton owner Farhad Moshiri.
Everton were applauded off by their travelling support for showing admirable character, after their side suffered the shock of going behind after just three minutes when Antony turned home Rashford’s far-post cross but had the character to fight back.
The visitors were cruising at 3-0 thanks goals by Bukayo Saka, Martin Odegaard and Eddie Nketiah before Kaoru Mitoma pulled one back
The Toffees have had a disappointing start to the 2022/23 campaign, and currently sit just one point above the relegation zone. A 4-1 defeat at Bournemouth in the Third Round of the League Cup increased the pressure on Lampard’s position, but Iwobi believes that the ex-Chelsea coach has what it takes to be a success at Everton.
Iwobi has been a prominent figure in Frank Lampard’s side this season, starting all 15 of Everton’s Premier League matches.
The Cherries beat Frank Lampard’s side 4-1 in the EFL Cup Tuesday evening and have followed that up with a comfortable league success over the Merseyside outfit, with Marcus Tavernier, Kieffer Moore and Jaidon Anthony on the scoresheet at the Vitality Stadium.
The Everton star is enjoying an excellent season and put in arguably his best display in a Toffees shirt during their 3-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon, as Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Anthony Gordon and Dwight McNeil fired them to glory.
The Lilywhites survived a late scare to beat Eintracht Frankfurt 3-2 in the Champions League on Wednesday.
He was named Nigerian Footballer of the Year seven times during a distinguished career through the 1990s and 2000s.
Alex Iwobi’s brilliant strike with just five minutes on the clock sent the Toffees ahead at Goodison Park.
The Nigerian so far supplied several goal assists and has been inspirational to run of form of the Everton this season
Iwobi has been somewhat reborn under the guidance of the former Chelsea boss, who has moved the Nigeria international into central midfield.
Talks with Iwobi come with Everton also in discussions with Jordan Pickford and Anthony Gordon over new contracts, as reported by the ECHO this week.
Frank Lampard’s side are trying to strengthen the team before the close of the transfer window on September 1 at 11pm.
Meanwhile, Forest have moved into 10th position in the standings as a result of their victory over West Ham United last weekend.
Footage emerged of the Manchester United star appearing to smash the phone out of a young fan’s hands.
Both clubs started the campaign with a defeat, Villa going down 2-0 at Bournemouth before Everton succumbed to a 1-0 scoreline against Chelsea.
The Toffees finished down in 16th position last season, only narrowly avoiding relegation to the Championship, while Chelsea were third, five points clear of fifth-place Arsenal in the battle for the Champions League spots.
Iwobi is returning to the United States, around one month after featuring for the national team in a friendly against Ecuador.