Several Mexican clubs want former Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel

Several Mexican clubs want former Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel

Akan Anwankwo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:41 PM

- John Obi Mikel has been linked to several top Mexican clubs, according to reports

- It is understood that the former Nigerian international is interested in playing in the lucrative league

- Mikel terminated his contract at Trabzonspor by mutual consent during the global pandemic

John Obi Mikel has been wooed by several top South American sides and the latest are clubs in the Mexican Liga MX.

According to news media outlet Bein Sport, the former Nigerian is interested in playing in the lucrative Mexican league with several clubs scrambling for his signature.

Mikel has also been linked with moves to top Brazilian Serie A sides Botafogo and Internacional in recent weeks.

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The former Super Eagles captain terminated his contract with Turkish giants Trabzonspor on mutual consent during the coronavirus crisis.

The former Chelsea star was in disagreement with club playing matches during the global pandemic which led to his contract being terminated.

But the 33-year-old claimed he was unmoved by the development as he values the life of himself and family over money.

The former Middlesbrough midfielder has been making food donations to communities in Nigeria during the lockdown periods.

He made massive donations of several bags of rice, beans, crates of eggs, pack of noodles, and gallons of cooking to the less privileged in his place of birth Jos, Plateau state.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Emmanuel Amunike has clearly stated that he is interested in the juicy Super Eagles job at the moment.

The former Nigerian international has been linked to take over from German boss Gernot Rohr who is yet to sign a new contract.

But the former Barcelona star who is also the current sporting director of Egyptian club, El Makkasa, has insisted he is not eyeing the position. had also reported that Odion Ighalo has been on the edge to return to full training as he was seen training in a Cheshire Park on Monday, May 11, 2020.

The Nigerian striker was spotted doing some drills after the government announced that the Premier League would return on June 1, 2020, with matches played behind closed doors.

The Manchester United star wore his No.25 shorts with a red shirt and a white Nike trainers in the park.

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