Well, John Obi Mikel is one of the stars who spent over ten years at the Stamford Bridge. The Nigerian international left Chelsea in 2017 after winning numerous trophies including the prestigious UEFA Champions League. During his days with the English Premier League giants, John Obi Mikel played alongside some of the best players such as Didier Drogba, John Terry, Eden Hazard and Petr Cech among many others.
John Obi Mikel will always be remembered as one of the best African footballers to play in the English Premier League. During his days with Chelsea, he was regarded by many football pundits as one of the greatest defensive midfielders in the world. John Obi Mikel played alongside some of the best players in Chelsea including Frank Lampard, Ramirez, Eden Hazard, Fernando Torres, Michael Essien and John Terry among others.
Africa has been producing some of the best players who have been impressing in Europe over the years. A good number of these players have been playing in the English Premier League for Chelsea. Well, John Obi Mikel is one of the African stars who spent several years at Stamford Bridge.
Before the beginning of every season club's world wide Tries to strengthen their squad. During this period there is a lot of drama and twist all over the football world. A lot of club's engage in bidding wars with each other for a player from a different club.
Anderlecht have confirmed that Vincent Kompany will retire from football and take over as the full-time manager of the club OFFICIAL: Barcelona have fired manager Quique Setien DEAL DONE: John Obi Mikel has signed for Stoke City on a permanent deal. The former Chelsea midfielder was a free agent having left Trabzonspor by mutual consent. James Rodríguez says he would like to move to the Premier League as he looks to seal a departure from Real Madrid Real Madrid are eager to sign Dayot
If you have been searching for the list of the richest footballers in Africa right now, then you are reading the right article as we would be showing you a list of these supe-rich soccer stars in a moment. Below is the full list of richest African footballers who are still actively playing. Note that, the net worth of these footballers is not only based on their cumulative salaries but also according to their current endorsement and deals with popular brands and investments. 1. Mikel Obi John Obi Mikel is a
DEAL DONE : John Obi Mikel has signed for Stoke City on a permanent deal. Real Madrid are eager to sign Dayot Upamecano from RB Leipzig. The centre-back has a release clause that can be triggered on 2021 after signing a contract extension with the German side. DEAL DONE : Real Sociedad have confirmed the signing of David Silva from Manchester City. Ajax have spoken to Barcelona about the possibility of resigning Luis Suarez, with the striker in doubt with reshuffle expected at Camp Nou. Valentino Lazaro is set
John Obi Mikel is a former Nigerian captain who has been playing for Stoke City after leaving Chelsea in 2017. Image:Obi Mikel at Chelsea(Facebook) During his tenure at Chelsea, his cabinet was full of trophies,he won champions league, Europa league and also FA cup.This makes him to be one of the most Nigerian decorated player by success in history.
Chelsea have had some of the best midfielders since the take over of Abrahimovic. This has seen Chelsea become a force to reckon. So which defensive midfielder makes it to top 5? 5. David Luiz. The Chelsea defender-turn midfielder was what Chelsea had bargained him for from Benfica. The player arrived at the club as a defender but many managers preferred him as a defensive midfielder. This saw him become a shield to the defence. The former Benfica man was the perfect defensive midfielder. 4. John Obi Mikel.
Barcelona are considering a move to appoint Thierry Henry to replace Quique Setien as the LaLiga giants weigh their options as they look to rebuild after the disastrous Champions League exit. Newcastle are targeting Manchester United defender Chris Smalling as Steve Bruce looks to strengthen his defense Manchester United are set to make Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez their top transfer target this summer, according to reports. Manchester City are 'set to raise their offer for Napoli star Kalidou
50. Tugay Kerimoglu 49. Mikel Arteta 48. John Obi Mikel 47. Scott Parker 46. Dietmar Hamann 45. Danny Murphy 44. Tim Cahill 43. Dimitri Payet 42. Moussa Dembele 41. Christian Eriksen 40. Aaron Ramsey 39. Gary McAllister 38. Javier Mascherano 37. Mesut Ozil 36. Juan Mata 35. Santi Carzola 34. Juninho 33. Paul Ince. 32. Phillippe Coutinho 31. Nemanja Matic 30. Michael Ballack 29. Paul Pogba 28. Gary Speed 27. Jordan Henderson 26. Emmanuel Petit 25. Darren Fletcher 24. Jay-Jay Okocha 23. Gareth Barry 22. Bernardo
Below are the players: 1) Samuel Eto'o He is a Cameroonian who was born on 10th March 1998 where he is the one of the best strikers whose net worth is estimated to be $95 million. 2) Didier Yves Drogba He an Ivorian who was born on 11th March 1978 where also he is one of the best strikers whose net worth is estimated to be $90 million. 3) Yaya Toure He is an Ivorian also who was born on 13th May 1983 where he is the best midfielder whose net worth is estimated to be $70 million. 4) Mohamed Salah He is an Egyptian
Chelsea seems to be home to some of the best African players. Some left the club as legends while others left unwanted figures at the club.Let's see the top 5 African players that supporters still have them in their hearts. 5. Victor Moses. Brought in from Wigan in the summer of 2012, Victor took quite some time before catching up with Chelsea. He was loaned to Liverpool, Stoke City and finally West Ham before returning to Chelsea after impressing headcoach Conte. He was intergral in their glory to the Premier
Chelsea football has a legacy in the football history , in England and also in the world football in general. Chelsea had a brilliant Squad which could be termed as lethal. Chelsea was in another level which was untouchable . The Chelsea team of 2012 was the Blues team that any big club could not intend to hear because they knew they Had a tough team to face. The team always implemented the formation of 4-2-3-1 attack with one striker at the attack. Chelsea starting lineup was Petr Cech at the post ; Defence
Muhammad Salah Mohammed Salah is an Egyptian Footballer who currently plays as a winger for English club Liverpool. He has a massive net worth of 70 million dollars, he's currently as the richest African player, also, he's the highest paid Liverpool player with an annual salary of 23.1 million dollars.. Additionally he has endorsement deals with major companies such as Adidas, DHL, ExxonMobil, Vodafone and others.
African players have rapidly improved their game and made an appearance in big competitions. Starting from our very own Michael Olunga who has played in the same league with Messi. Divock Origi with kenyan origin has lived to play in the Premier League too. Nigeria as country are ahead in terms of sports. With the emergency of Okocha opened a gateway for Nigerian players. The following players are Nigerian and have played for Chelsea Celestine Babayaro was the first Nigerian to be in a Blue shirt. He however
John Obi Mikel is a well known name by majority of football fans. The Nigerian footballer became famous during his days at Chelsea where he helped them to win several trophies including the Premier League, FA and UEFA Champions League. John Obi Mikel plays as a defensive midfielder and was arguably one of the best during his prime days.
Former Chelsea Midfielder John Obi Mikel has returned to English football, as he signed a contract contract with championship side Stoke City. Stoke City have been in talks with the Nigerian for the couple of weeks and he has finally agreed to join the championship side. The free agent Nigerian has reportedly agreed to pen down a one year contract with Stoke city. The former Chelsea player has been without a club for five months after leaving Turkish side Trabzonspor as a protest against refusal to suspend the
CHELSEA CLOSING IN ON CHILWELL. Right, let's kick things off this morning with a quick roundup of some of the biggest stories making today's back pages as Chelsea reportedly close in on a deal to sign Ben Chilwell from Leicester City after a breakthrough in talks. Done deal! John Obi Mikel, the former Chelsea (2006/2017) midfielder, will make his return to English football. Tomorrow he will sign for Stoke City. CITY IN 'POLE POSITION' TO SIGN MESSI. Manchester City believe they are in pole position to sign Lionel
Big Surprise as Former Chelsea midfielder joins another EPL team. The former chelsea midfielder has hit the head lines after signing with another premiere league outfits. John Obi Mikel a Nigerian citizen who is also a former Chelsea mid field player who during his time won both the premier league and the champions league has signed a new deal with Stock city. It is not clear how much the deal is worth but what is clear is the amount of experience that John Obi Mikel will be bringing to this side. During his