For Nigeria international John Obi Mikel has been spotted at Clayton Wood ahead of his medical and planned move to English Championship side Stoke City.

According to BBC Sport, the former Nigeria captain will sign a one-year deal at bet365 Stadium.

Obi Mikel

Since leaving the Turkish Super Lig club Trabzonspor in March under controversial circumstances, Mikel, 33, is currently a free agent.

According to Stoke City Sentinel, Stoke City manager Michael O’Neil is keen on bringing in a holding midfielder and Mikel could be a leading contender.


Apart from Stoke City, West Bromich Albion, who will play in the Premier League next season following their promotion from the Championship- have also been credited with an interest in the former Chelsea midfielder.

Since becoming a free agent, Mikel has been linked with several clubs; including Brazilian sides Botafogo and Internacional.

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