Mikel Obi joins Middlesbrough until end of season

Mikel Obi joins Middlesbrough until end of season

Former Chelsea midfielder and Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, who is also 31, has signed for Championship club Middlesbrough on a short term deal until the end of the season. who became a free agent in November after a two-year spell with Tianjin Teda in China passed his medical with Tony Pulis’ side without a hitch after agreeing on personal terms.

Mikel who won both the Champions League and Europa League with Chelsea told the club’s website: ‘For me, it’s looking at the project.

Mikel Obi joins Middlesbrough

‘I spoke to a few clubs and I also spoke to Tony [Pulis], had a good chat with him. ‘He’s told me where he wants to go with it and it definitely fits with what I want to do.

‘The club wants to get promoted so hopefully, I’m here to help in any way I can. ‘It’s a family club and this is what I want. I like stability and this is why I was at Chelsea for a very long time.’

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