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J. Obi Mikel

J. Obi Mikel

Nchekwube Obinna

Midfielder on Trabzonspor

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Chinese Super League

Mikel makes Middlesbrough switch

Middlesbrough have announced the signing of former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel on a short-term deal.

Mikel pays for Nigeria's amputee team's equipment

The Amputee World Cup in Mexico begins on Saturday with Nigeria being able to go thanks to the donations of former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel.

World Cup

Jon Obi Mikel played against Argentina hours after his father was kidnapped

NIgeria's captain Jon Obi Mikel told 'ESPN' that he played against Argentina just hours after finding out about the kidnap of his father. Fortunately, his father has been released since.

World Cup

Mikel fumes over penalty snub

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has been left furious by the referee and VAR after Nigeria were not awarded a penalty for what he says was a clear handball.

Premier League

Why John Obi Mikel really chose Chelsea over United

In 2006, Sir Alex Ferguson thought he had secured the talented Nigerian Jon Obi Mikel, but the young player ended up in a Chelsea shirt instead.

World Cup

Mikel: 'Nigeria can still progress'

John Obi Mikel insists Nigeria must 'go back to the drawing board' following their 2-0 World Cup defeat to Croatia, but still harbours hopes the 'Super Eagles' can progress from Group D.

World Cup

Obi Mikel: Nigeria's youth will be an advantage

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel says the youngest squad at the World Cup will play with energy when they take on Croatia on Saturday.

World Cup

The 32 World Cup captains

With this summer's tournament just around the corner, we take a look at who will be leading each country out in Russia.

World Cup

Clattenburg opened up about John Mikel Obi racism allegations

Mark Clattenburg swapped the Premier League for Saudi Arabia early last year, but has returned to the UK as part of ITV's World Cup commentary team. He shared his opinion on the 2012 'Mikel incident' with 'Sportsmail'.

World Cup

Mikel: 'Nigeria must improve'

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel admits his side have to improve quickly if they are to make an impact at the World Cup.

World Cup

Kane: 'Rivals believe England are big threat at World Cup'

England captain and striker Harry Kane insisted Gareth Southgate's men can cause problems at the World Cup.

World Cup

'If Nigeria were more organised, they would have won the World Cup'

In an interview with 'The Guardian', Nigeria captain Mikel John Obi recalled the toxic atmosphere within the 2014 World Cup squad, and how this year's cohort have a drastically different approach.

Chinese Super League

Mikel not interested in January move to Everton

Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has been linked with a return to the Premier League but is happy in China.

Seven players that started their careers at random clubs

Not all careers start at the best clubs in the world. We take a look at seven players who, before reaching the top, played in random clubs across the globe. Check out the list below...

Premier League

'An agent offered me £53k in cash when I was 15'

Football agents are know for their unscrupulous behaviour these days as the story of John Obi Mikel's protracted and controversial move to Chelsea in 2006 demonstrates.

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