Former Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi is now a free agent following the cancellation of his contract by Al Kuwait SC, reports Completesports.com.
The club announced Mikel’s departure via the social media on Thursday night.
“Termination of the contract of the Nigerian John Mikel Obi,”reads a statement on the club’s Intagram page.
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The 34-year-old linked up with the Brigadiers in July after severing ties with Sky Bet Championship club Stoke City.
He left Al Kuwait SC just four months after joining and without making a league appearance for the club.
The midfielder however featured for the club in the AFC Cup.
He previously played for Chelsea, Tiajin Teda, Middlesbrough, Trabzonspor and Stoke City.
By Adeboye Amosu
He should have stayed at Stoke City where he was highly appreciated. Rather he followed the trail of mega bucks to the Middle East only to be marooned.
At this point, I don’t know the full details behind his contract termination as the article above does not provide Mikel’s side of the story.
I wish him good luck in finding another suitor.
He’s playing for money right now which is richly so
Such a talented player, a midfield maestro, but the talent was suffocated to near ruination at Chelsea FC.
Watch the Mikel playing for Nigeria at the 2013 confederations cup, and compare him to the Chelsea Mikel, and you begin to wonder if they are actually the same person!
So effortlessly skillful and attack minded for Nigeria, so conservative and listless for Chelsea!
Perhaps the folks at Al Kuwait had seen enough sideways and backwards passes to last them a lifetime.
Anyhoo, he’s done pretty good for himself. Take a look in his trophy cabinet.
If only he had played for Alex Ferguson at Man United.
It’s the same sideways and backward passes that Jorginho used to win UEFA best player. A DM must give sideways and backward passes. Buskets, Fred, Jorginho, Casemiro, Rodri, and Fabinho all do it week-in, week-out!
Lmao Ferguson would have done the worst to his career. Quinton Fortune is a case study
Chineye I know you don’t even understand football how much more sir Alex.
SAF hardly buys a player and the player flops.
Sometimes, it is better to be silent than show the whole world what you are not.
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