In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 17th, August, 2020

Mikel Obi Indicators For A New Membership In England (Picture)

Mikel Obi Signs For A New Club In England (Photo)

Mikel Obi

Mikel Obi

 

Former Nigerian captain, John Obi Mikel has joined Stoke Metropolis.

 

The membership confirmed his signing on its Twitter web page.

 

He’s the fourth signing of the summer time for the membership.

 

“The Nigerian worldwide midfielder joins Morgan Fox, James Chester and Steven Fletcher in checking in on the guess365 Stadium forward of the 2020/21 Championship season,” an announcement obtained by way of the membership’s web site acknowledged.

 

Mikel, who received a bunch of home and European honours throughout a glittering 11-year keep at Chelsea, returns to English soccer after a spell within the Turkish Tremendous Lig with Trabzonspor.

 

Supervisor Michael O’Neill advised the membership’s web site, “We’re delighted to carry John to the Membership. His enjoying profession speaks for itself and underlines his calibre as a participant.

“I used to be actually impressed with him after we met for the primary time and he outlined what he needs from the following section of his profession.

“We spent 4 hours speaking and he made it clear he needs to get again into the Premier League and end his profession there and hopefully he can do this with Stoke Metropolis.”

 

Mikel made greater than 370 appearances for Chelsea, serving to them to land the Premier League title twice, in addition to three FA Cups, the Champions League and Europa League.

 

After a spell in China, he performed for Middlesbrough after becoming a member of them on a short-term deal in January 2019, making 19 appearances. He received 91 caps earlier than retiring from worldwide soccer following final 12 months’s African Cup of Nations.

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On his half, Mikel described becoming a member of Stoke as “a brand new chapter”.

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