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Carragher names player Alex Iwobi will replace

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Liverpool legend, Jamie Carragher has stated that Super Eagles midfielder, Alex Iwobi, will be a replacement for Brazilian winger, Bernard, in the Everton starting line-up.

Carragher criticised Bernard for lacking physical attributes as well as falling short in terms of pace.

Iwobi came into the Everton’s 2-0 eventual loss to Aston Villa on Friday to change the game.

The Nigerian was unlucky not to score on his debut when he hit the woodwork with a left-footed strike.

”In Bernard when I watch him play he’s not powerful enough or quick enough. He’s neat and tidy at different times, you think Iwobi will come in there [to replace him],” Carragher told Sky Sports.

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”Hopefully for them Iwobi comes in on that side and adds more goals than Bernard does.”

The Nigerian international was directly involved in 15 goals (6 goals, 9 assists) for Arsenal last season before joining Everton in the summer.

Bernard, on the other hand, had a hand in only six goals (2 goals, 4 assists) for the Everton in all competitions.