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Name John Obi Mikel
Gender Male
Ethnic Nigerian
Job Nigerian Footballer
  Nigeria Captain
Desc Mikel stayed for another two and a half years in west London after this victory, winning his second Premier League title in 2015. He spent two seasons in China with Tianjin Teda, then a year at Middlesbrough in the Championship. The Nigerian currently plays for Turkish outfit Trabzonspor


Org Nigeria National Team
Club as Player Trabzonspor
  Tianjin TEDA
  Chelsea FC

2016 01 07 Retrieve

[Why does Mikel-Hiddink work so well for Chelsea] Since the new manager came in we have been working really hard and as I said before, the atmosphere has changed a bit. The players seem more relaxed and as we are working hard in training, it is now starting to show in the matches that we play

2018 06 09 Retrieve

[John Obi Mikel on England’s chances at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia] I think they have a very good chance of going all the way because the youthfulness and energy in this team … you can feel it. I think the pace in the team, you can feel it. I think the England team have a good chance

2019 11 23 Retrieve

[John Obi Mikel on former Chelsea team-mate Eden Hazard] He didn’t like to train hard. While we were working he was waiting for us to finish training, just standing there. But on Sundays he was always man of the match, it was unbelievable. He has incredible talent

2020 04 08 Retrieve

[John Obi Mikel confirms Botafogo interest but is ‘still thinking about it’] Yes there has been interest and yes there has been negotiations. But I don’t know yet. I am still thinking about it. Not sure yet

2020 06 10 Retrieve

[John Obi Mikel has been surprised by the Liverpool star Mohamed Salah’s development since they played together at Chelsea] When Salah came to Chelsea, he was a young boy, but he had a nice personality and everyone loved him. He was very disciplined, we were close friends, talking a lot and joking a lot, he was a good friend. I believed in his development, but frankly I did not imagine that he would reach the quality that he has now.

[John Obi Mikel is now without a club, having been let go by the SuperLig team in March and he says he would be open to playing for a team in Egypt] Playing in the Egyptian Premier League? Why not? I am a professional footballer and everything is possible. I never ruled anything out