Everton midfielder, Alex Iwobi says the Toffees are hungry and ready to fight as they prepare for their remaining Premier League games in the coming week.

Frank Lampard’s men suffered their eighth defeat in a row away from home to their neighbours, Liverpool on Sunday, condemning them to the Premier League relegation zone.

Everton sit 18th on the log with 29 points, two points adrift of safety, with a game in hand.

Since the creation of the Premier League in 1992, Everton have never suffered relegation from the Premier League.

Nigeria forward, Alex Iwobi who has now completed 90 minutes in each of Everton’s past six Premier League matches, told evertontv: “We are ready for the fight. to stay up.

“It’s not going to be easy but we’re ready for it.

“We are not going to dwell on this [derby defeat]. Especially with the captain, Seamus, he is always helping us to keep our heads up and go again. We need everyone. It’s a team thing and everyone is ready to fight.

“We know where we are. We are going to focus on ourselves, prepare for Chelsea and try to get a result. We have great chemistry and great spirit in the team. I’m sure we can get out of this situation.” He said.