Everton midfielder Alex Iwobi has now posted an eight-word message on social media about this summer’s ‘Gaffer’s Day’ under Sean Dyche.

The Everton boss is renowned for being a taskmaster and demanding a lot of his players over the summer, including participating in a yearly tradition called ‘Gaffer’s Day’.

The grueling regime is a training session committed solely to the fitness of his players, and Everton’s Alex Iwobi suggested that it isn’t for the fainthearted.

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Taking to Twitter, the Nigerian international said: “See Gaffers Day Yeah…Ain’t For The Weak!”

The Gaffer’s Day sessions took on legendary status during Dyche’s time at Turf Moor, with former Burnley midfielder revealing to the Lancashire Telegraph in 2018 his experience of the training session.

Cork said: “I’ve never done a session like this at any other club.”

He continued: “That’s the one that everyone looks at and thinks it’s going to be the hardest one. It’s a good feeling when you get it done because you know it’s going to be good for you, it’s going to be beneficial to everyone in the team and it brings everyone together as a group, everyone pushes as hard as they can and we get the most out of it.

It’s good to get a bit of a togetherness.”

‘Gaffer’s Day’ gives Sean Dyche a chance to see who is strong enough for the season ahead

Everton have struggled at the lower end of the Premier League table over the past two seasons and are fortunate to still be in the top-flight.

Indeed, few Everton fans will be optimistic going into the new campaign but knowing that the players may have that little bit extra in terms of fitness could make an enormous difference over the course of a year.

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However, the summer preparations must be about more than just fitness and with Everton yet to add to their solitary signing of Ashley Young, fans will no doubt want to see movement soon.

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