StoryIs John Obi Mikel on his way out of Stamford Bridge?

For the first time in the 11 year long career of John Obi Mikel in Chelsea, the Nigerian player has not made a starting appearance in any of the 10 opening league matches of the season.

The 29 year old Nigerian midfielder completed his move to Chelsea on June of 2006 and ever since he joined the Premier League club, John Obi Mikel has been a regular starter.


It is the view of the Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi that two players will become stars in the nearest future both for club and country.

Mikel named Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Nathaniel Chalobah as the duo whom he expects to shine bright soon at both club level and country level.

StoryMikel Expects Paul Pogba to Win Ballon D’Or Award

Chelsea midfielder John obi Mikel has surprisingly claimed that Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba can one day win the FIFA Ballon d’Or award.

Mikel first joined United and then boarded to Chelsea in the matter of a few hours. He has been with the West London club for more than a decade. Even though his importance may have waned in recent seasons, Mikel has continued to stay at Chelsea. Many expected Mikel to become the next Claude Makelele, although he plays as an attacking midfielder with the Nigerian national team. Mikel saw himself as someone who could go places after having joined Chelsea.


Chelsea star John Obi Mikel has tipped youngsters of the club Nathaniel Chalobah and Ruben Loftus-Cheek to find their way into the England first team, saying they are good enough.

Both youngsters have very promising future, being amongst the top prospects from the club's academy. They are close to breaking into the first team of the club but the competition at the Blues midfield makes it difficult.

StoryJohn Obi Mikel Criticized the way Nigeria Teams were Respected

The dad of John Obi Mikel says the soccer squad which put Nigeria on the medals’ table in recent Olympics was not treated respectfully enough.

None of the athletes from Nigeria won anything in other sports and if the soccer squad had not finished no. 3 either, Nigeria would have been among one of those hundred plus nations which had to remain without a medal

StoryPaul Parker claims Paul Pogba Signing is not Better than John obi Mikel

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Parker has incredibly claimed that his former club’s new signing Paul Pogba is not better than Chelsea midfielder John obi Mikel.

The Nigerian may play as a defensive midfielder with Chelsea, but he is an attacker for Nigeria. Yet, the very low number of goals that he has scored for Chelsea have earned him as a reputation as a mediocre player. Pogba, though, has been developed as a world-class player already and this meant that United had to part ways with a world record transfer fee of £89 million in order to secure his signature.

StoryJohn obi Mikel is unlikely to be part of the Rio Olympics 2016

John obi Mikel is unlikely to be part of the Rio Olympics 2016, according to the player’s agent.

StoryMikel to leave Chelsea

John Obi Mikel might be leaving Chelsea in the summer.

The player stated that he is fed up to stay on the bench and that he will look for another club if things do not change for him. He said that it does not matter which club he joins, but he wants to play football.

StoryJohn Obi Mikel rejects Fenerbahce as he wants to stay at Stamford Bridge

It’s being rumored that John Obi Mikel has decided to reject offers from Fenerbahce and from Galatasaray as the veteran midfielder wants to continue performing with his current club Chelsea.

According to reports, John Obi Mikel has received offers where he would be earning wages of around £110,000-a-week with those previously mentioned Turkish clubs. The main reason of why it’s believed that the Nigerian midfielder rejected those offers was because he wants to sign a new contract with Chelsea and continue performing with the Premier League club for a few more years.

StoryJohn obi Mikel comments on his Chelsea future

John obi Mikel was recently quoted as saying that his Chelsea future was dependent on his first-team status under new manager Antonio Conte.

The Italian will be taking over at Chelsea in the summer once the Euro 2016 is done away with. He is yet another managerial change at Stamford Bridge and one that raises doubts about the positions of several players not regarded as first-team stars. This definitely includes Mikel, who has been at the club for almost a decade. After being given the captaincy of the Nigerian national team, Mikel is in a position to want to play regularly.


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