Turkey: Mikel Obi resumes training with new club, Trabzonspor

32-year-old former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi trains with his new teammates in Trabzonspor, Turkey.

Former Chelsea midfielder, Mikel Obi joins Turkish Club on a two-year deal with the option for a deal extension by 12 months, he trained alongside Italian striker, Caleb Ekuban during training session.

Mikel Obi in Trabzonspor
Mikel Obi training with teammate, Caleb Ekuban
Mikel Obi in Trabzonspor
Nigeria’s Mikel Obi with Italian Striker, Caleb Ekuban

Mikel Obi joined Trabzonspor after leaving English Football League (EFL) Championship Club Middlesbrough F.C. at the end of the 2018/2019 season.

Mikel Obi in Trabzonspor
Mikel Obi with his Coach, Ünal Karaman (middle) and Caleb Ekuban

Trabzonspor is located in the city of Trabzon, they have won seven Turkish Super Lig titles, finished fourth-place in 2018/2019 season, they are also one of the most decorated football clubs in Turkey.

Mikel Obi in Trabzonspor
Mikel Obi with Teammates
Mikel Obi will be the highest paid Nigerian player in Turkey going by his current salary of €1.5 million per season

 

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