Super Eagles Player, Mikel Obi Rejects Big China Move for Valencia

Published 2 years ago by: Giwa bayo
at 09:58 AM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)

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John Obi Mikel has chosen to stay in Europe instead of going to China, according to reports surrounding his imminent exit from Chelsea. The midfielder has been frozen out at Chelsea by Antonio Conte and a move abroad was inevitable. Valencia is the team he will join this January after signing a four-year deal with the La Liga club. Chinese side Shanghai SIPG, Marseille and Serie A giants AC and Inter Milan were all interested in the Nigeria captain. The reason he has opted to move to Spain is unknown.
There won’t be a transfer fee involved as Mikel only has six months left on his contract and the Blues would prefer to release him to get him off the wage bill. He leaves Stamford Bridge after 11 seasons. During that time he won two Premier League titles, four FA Cups, two League Cups, the Europa League and the Champions League once. It’s a seriously impressive haul. With Chelsea six points clear at the top of the Premier League and on a 13-match, record-equalling winning sequence, opportunities for his return to the matchday squad appear slim. Valencia’s sporting director, Jesus Garcia Pitarch, confirmed the club’s interest in Mikel.
“In the case of Obi Mikel, I met with him in London on Christmas Day or the day before,” Pitarch said in quotes reported by Super Deporte. “I asked permission with Chelsea to meet with him and gave him this possibility. “He told me that he would think about it and now it is a situation to assess.” Mikel has also held “advanced talks” with Marseille, according to Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr.

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Goodluck-just at 10:07 AM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Mikel is a great player, but he is a little bit slow in d mid-field, i dnt rily kno y he didnt go for d china deal dat wud hav made him d richest 9ja footballer, but valencia is nt too bad either, maybe he could even score against real.M in deir next match, lets just wait and see.
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Spatacuss at 10:11 AM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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If he dosint go to CHINA then he is not a real IGBO MAN cus a real IGBO MAN will go for the Bigest pay unless his Russian Woman dont want him in China
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gogoman at 10:21 AM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: Spatacuss on 10:11 AM,  3/01/2017
If he dosint go to CHINA then he is not a real IGBO MAN cus a real IGBO MAN will go for the Bigest pay unless his Russian Woman dont want him in China


 Grin Grin
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chukkychukky at 10:49 AM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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the excel in in his career is more important than the huge money in china

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Spatacuss at 11:23 AM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: chukkychukky on 10:49 AM,  3/01/2017
the excel in in his career is more important than the huge money in china
My brother age no dey him side again and no much fitness as well na Experience just dey.. Make him just think like real IGBO MAN and go to china just like he did when he chosed CHELSEA
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Spatacuss at 11:23 AM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: chukkychukky on 10:49 AM,  3/01/2017
the excel in in his career is more important than the huge money in china
My brother age no dey him side again and no much fitness as well na Experience just dey.. Make him just think like real IGBO MAN and go to china just like he did when he chosed CHELSEA
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Sebmanuelson at 12:23 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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 Sad England will miss him but he might come to hunt Chelsea in d champions league
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blowout at 12:39 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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This guy for go China go make money. Abi football nor be about money again. Oscar wey be just 25 don go China. Tevez don go China.
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CHRISETTE at 12:53 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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That's his decision
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BournIdentity at 01:16 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Na how of una don use chinko tins pass 5yrs,,,? D guy no say chinko no dey last... Use and dump
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james987 at 01:58 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Person wey wear shoes na em know exactly where e dey pain..
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MAYR0CK at 02:26 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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very good move
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kacylee at 07:24 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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ur choice ur way

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Raphkomo at 10:38 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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good luck mikel
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kison at 10:49 PM, 3/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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 Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
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tommy70 at 12:43 AM, 4/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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yawa_don_gas at 02:46 AM, 12/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Please please hold on, why e be say everywhere I take even when I wan hide yawa dey there?

Why why?

Yawa life, yawa goes on
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BournIdentity at 01:58 AM, 16/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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O boi na lie o,,,.. Mikel wan do im clearing and forwarding,, so China deal must to dey important

Lyf na from phase to face..
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