English Championship side Stoke City has completed the signing of Former Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel on one year contract, the former Chelsea midfielder says he determines to help Stoke City gain promotion into the English Premier League.
Mikel also said he promised to give his best to help the Michael O’Neill’s men earn Promotion to the Premier League.
The Nigerian international midfielder joins Morgan Fox, James Chester and Steven Fletcher in checking in at the bet365 Stadium ahead of the 2020/21 Championship season.
Mikel, who won a host of domestic and European honours during a glittering 11-year stay at Chelsea, returns to English football after a spell in the Turkish Super Lig with Trabzonspor.
Manager Michael O’Neill said: “We’re delighted to bring John to the Club. His playing career speaks for itself and underlines his calibre as a player.
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“His playing career speaks for itself and underlines his calibre as a player.
“I was really impressed with him when we met for the first time, and he outlined what he wants from the next phase of his career.”
Stoke finished 15th in the English League Championship last season.