Mikel Obi joins Turkish club Trabzonspor
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel has joined Turkish Super Lig side, Trabzonspor on a two year deal with an option of another year, the Club announced.
The Black Sea Storm secured the signature of former Chelsea midfielder on as a free agent after he left English Championship Side Middlesbrough at the end of his six month deal with the Club last season.
The former Chelsea midfielder will be the third Nigerian in the Unal Karaman’s squad with Ogenyi Onazi and Anthony Nwakaeme already established at the Medical Park Arena.
“A two-year and an additional year agreement was signed with the free captain of the Nigerian national team, John Obi Mikel, to transfer to our club,” the club announced.
Mikel who is currently with the Super Eagles for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt, is expected to team up with his new teammates after the tournament.