Former Chelsea and Super Eagles midfielder John Obi Mikel has introduced his transfer to Kuwaiti giants Al Kuwait SC on a short-term one 12 months deal, leaving English Championship aspect Stoke City after he spent the 2020/21 season within the Championship with the Potters.
Mikel signed a contract extension for one 12 months with Stoke City in June, however a get-out clause was inserted within the contract, which allowed him to go away the membership if a greater provide got here alongside. As a results of the monetary impression of COVID on the membership, that they had no choice however to mutually terminate the previous Super Eagles captain’s contract and let him be part of his new aspect.
Mikel performed 40 instances for the Potters within the 2020/21 season, captaining them on a variety of events. The 34-year-old was not too long ago made an envoy by the Nigerian Ministry of Sports. He has adopted within the footsteps of former Super Eagles teammate Odion Ighalo by Joining a membership within the Middle East. His transfer comes after spells within the English Championship with Middlesbrough and Stoke City, the Turkish Super Lig with Trabzonspor, and the Chinese league with Tianjin TEDA.