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John Mikel explains reasons why he quits Super Eagles – Fcnaija
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John Mikel explains reasons why he quits Super Eagles – Fcnaija

Super Eagles By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 17/10/2019 John Obi Mikel explained the reasons why he decided to retire from Super Eagles on international football shortly after the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.The 32-year-old Trabzonspor midfielder who led Genort Rohr to a third-place finish in Egypt but played his last game for Nigeria in the final group B…

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Obi Mikel reveals two major reasons he retired from Super Eagles – Daily Post Nigeria
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Obi Mikel reveals two major reasons he retired from Super Eagles – Daily Post Nigeria

Former Super Eagles Captain, John Obi Mikel, has revealed two major reasons he decided to retire from international football. Mikel left the Super Eagles shortly after Nigeria came third in the last Nations Cup in Egypt. Now with Trabzonspor in Turkey, the midfielder said the first reason was to pave way for younger players and…

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John Obi Mikel says NFF urged him to continue playing for Super Eagles – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG
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John Obi Mikel says NFF urged him to continue playing for Super Eagles – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG

13 hours ago 5717 views by  Ibitoye Shittu – John Obi Mikel has stated that he would have quit Super Eagles after 2013 AFCON- Mikel disclosed that he changed his decision because of the involvement of the NFF – He eventually retired from international football after the 2019 Nations Cup in Egypt Nigerian professional football…

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Man City assistant Mikel Arteta identifies Phil Foden’s best attribute – Manchester Evening News
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Man City assistant Mikel Arteta identifies Phil Foden’s best attribute – Manchester Evening News

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Mikel Reveals Plans For Life After Football – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila
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Mikel Reveals Plans For Life After Football – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila

Former Super Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi says he’s yet to make decision on his next move after football. The former Chelsea midfielder is in final phase of his illustrious football career that saw him winning the English Premier league , UEFA Champions league, FA Cup and African Cup of Nations title. The 32-year-old who…

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John Obi Mikel: Ex-Chelsea midfielder says Mourinho urged him to learn from Makélélé – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG
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John Obi Mikel: Ex-Chelsea midfielder says Mourinho urged him to learn from Makélélé – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG

3 hours ago 2858 views by  Uchenna Ajah – John Obi Mikel has revealed Jose Mourinho advised him to learn from Claude Makélélé to improve his disciplinary record at Chelsea- Mikel was sent off in two games against Reading and Arsenal after arriving Stamford Bridge- After the initial setback the Nigerian international only saw red…

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John Obi Mikel ‘jokingly’ reveals he wants to become Lampard’s assistant at Chelsea – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG
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John Obi Mikel ‘jokingly’ reveals he wants to become Lampard’s assistant at Chelsea – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG

2 days ago 11762 views by  Oluwatomiwa Babalola – John Obi Mikel has hinted he might be going into coaching after retirement- Mikel has joked he wants to become Frank Lampard’s assistant at Stamford Bridge- The 32-year-old currently plays for Trabzonspor in Turkey- The former Eagles captain contract in Turkey expires in the summer of…

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EPL: Obi Mikel reveals why Mourinho benched him for 15 games – Daily Post Nigeria
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EPL: Obi Mikel reveals why Mourinho benched him for 15 games – Daily Post Nigeria

Former Chelsea star, John Obi Mikel has opened up about his relationship with ex-Blues’ boss, Jose Mourinho. Mikel admitted that he had been in the bad books of the Portuguese gaffer because of his (Mikel) poor disciplinary record in his first season at Chelsea. Mourinho benched Mikel Mikel for fifteen games in the Premier League…

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Mikel Obi reveals player Mourinho asked him to learn from – Daily Post Nigeria
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Mikel Obi reveals player Mourinho asked him to learn from – Daily Post Nigeria

Former Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has revealed that Jose Mourinho advised him to learn from Claude Makélélé, to improve his disciplinary record during his early days at Chelsea. In his first season at Stamford Bridge, Mikel Obi was sent off two times in matches against Reading and Arsenal. But he learnt from his…

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Mikel Obi’s first and only ever Premier League goal celebrated by Chelsea – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila
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Mikel Obi’s first and only ever Premier League goal celebrated by Chelsea – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila

A half-volley off the boot of Mikel Obi finds the back of the net, giving Chelsea a 2-0 lead against Fulham in the premier league, 6 years ago, marked the midfielder’s first league goal ever for the Blues. Mikel had been at the club seven years prior, but that league goal eluded the Nigerian until…

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Pep Guardiola: Man City boss tips Mikel Arteta to replace him at Etihad – Legit.ng
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Pep Guardiola: Man City boss tips Mikel Arteta to replace him at Etihad – Legit.ng

6 hours ago 3305 views by  Uchenna Ajah – Pep Guardiola is tipping Mikel Arteta as Man City manager when he quits the club- Arteta has already rejected offers from Arsenal and Newcastle in the last 14 months- The Spaniard took charge of Man City in 2016 and has won back-to-back Premier League titlesPep Guardiola,…

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Mikel Arteta opens up on why he rejected Arsenal job last year – Arsenal Mania
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Mikel Arteta opens up on why he rejected Arsenal job last year – Arsenal Mania

Former Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta has lifted the lid on why he rejected the Gunners job last year, as well as Newcastle this summer. The Manchester City assistant coach was heavily linked with replacing Arsene Wenger as boss after spending five years in the red half of north London. He held extensive talks about succeeding…

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Mikel ‘sick’ over lover’s threat – Daily Sun
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Mikel ‘sick’ over lover’s threat – Daily Sun

Former Super Eagles’ captain and Trabzonspor of Turkey midfielder, Mikel John Obi, is homesick following the strained relationship between him and his partner, a source close to the player revealed to AOIFootball.com. AOIFootball.com had revealed exclusively, last month, that the player’s relationship with longtime girlfriend and mother of his two daughters, Olga and Diyachenko had…

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Mikel’s daughters want parents married – The Punch
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Mikel’s daughters want parents married – The Punch

Kelvin Ekerete The twin daughters of former Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, have expressed their desire to see their parents get married as soon as possible. The girls would be four years old on Monday. Their parents have been living together since 2013 but are yet to get married, which the kids were not happy…

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Mikel Arteta outlines how close he was to becoming Arsenal manager in 2018 – TBR – The Boot Room – Football News

Arsenal The Manchester City assistant manager was in the frame to succeed Arsene Wenger. Published on September 11, 2019 Manchester City assistant manager Mikel Arteta has been speaking about how close he came to taking the Arsenal job when Arsene Wenger left. As per SER Catalunya, via the Daily Miror, Arteta has lifted the lid…

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