BREAKING NEWS: Mikel set for medicals in China

NPFL By: Ayodeji Tunde | 05/01/2017


Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi will Thursday undergo a medical as he gets set for a sensational move to Chinese Super League side, Tianjin TEDA the Daily Mail reports

The UK Newspaper says Mikel has been offered a mouth-watering package worth around £140,000 per week to join the growing list of players swapping Europe for the riches of Asia's emerging football market.

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Before now the Chelsea ace has held talks with La Liga side Valencia, while other clubs like Marseille, Inter Milan, AC Milan have also reportedly shown interest, but Tianjin are now at the verge of snapping the 29-year old who has been frozen out by Antonio Conte at Chelsea.

Super Eagles Coach Genort Rohr may have seen the handwriting on the wall when Tuesday in Lagos appealed to Mikel to stay in Europe even though he said the player is matured to make the best move.

If Mikel signs with the Chinese outfit, it means he will earn N13.3bn for the three-year duration of the planned contract.

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