# John Obi MIkel

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'There's more to life than football' - John Obi Mikel quits Turkish club after expressing fears
The ex-Chelsea midfielder does not feel comfortable continuing to play with Trabzonspor after the outbreak of coronavirus.
Ex-Chelsea midfielder Mikel back in England to boost Boro's promotion bid
The 31-year-old has signed with the Championship club until the end of the season.
'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash
The Nigerian captain was told to call kidnappers hours before last Tuesday’s World Cup group D meeting kicked off.
Mikel claims Nigeria denied 'clear penalty' in Argentina loss
The Super Eagles believe they should have been awarded a spot kick during a thrilling encounter, despite the match officials making use of VAR.
"Fergie told me: ‘Why would you turn down United?'"
John Obi Mikel became embroiled in a tug-of-war back in 2005, with the Red Devils announcing a deal before missing out to the Blues
Another Chelsea player is making a lucrative move to China
John Obi Mikel is set to follow in the footsteps of former teammates Oscar and Ramires.
Substitute Cavani has final say as PSG edge thrilling last 16 first-leg
Uruguayan makes immediate impact to see French side take slim advantage to England.
And Yaya does it again: 3-in-a-row for Toure as he wins African Footballer of the Year
The Manchester City star beat John Obi Mikel and Didier Drogba to claim the award.
Former ref: I rang Alex Ferguson and asked for his help in racism row
Mark Halsey reveals details of what was a “very good relationship” with former Manchester United boss.
6 months after 'monkey' allegations, Clattenburg will ref Chelsea game
The referee was accused, by midfielder Ramires, of using inappropriate language towards John Obi Mikel.
Mikel handed three-match ban after United race row
The midfielder has been punished for clashing with match officials following the controversial 3-2 defeat.
Opinion: Chelsea should be docked points for Clattenburg accusations
Their behaviour, and subsequent refusal to apologise for it, warrants a severe punishment, writes Paul Fennessy.
In the clear but Mark Clattenburg admits he feared for his refereeing career
Premier League official Clattenburg was cleared by the Football Association yesterday of racially abusing John Obi Mikel.
Met Police drop Clattenburg investigation
FA Investigation will continue with results expected later this week.
Clattenburg sidelined again amid 'racism' row
The referee will sit out a second weekend of fixtures following the allegations made by Chelsea.
Chelsea lodge official complaint against referee Mark Clattenburg
“We will cooperate fully with The FA and the police as they each investigate the matter,” a club statement reads.
Clattenburg controversy: Mata, Torres did not hear comment, says Romeu
“From what I have understood they didn’t hear anything,” Chelsea midfielder Oriel Romeu tells Spanish radio.
Mikel shuts Twitter account after racist abuse (updated)
Meanwhile, there were also allegations of racism following tonight’s game between Tottenham and Lazio.
The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer gossip round-up
Carlo Ancelotti reckons there are bargains to be had at Chelsea. Having picked up one defender, the PSG boss could return with his piggy bank for another.