Mikel Obi Receives Offers From Premier League Clubs

Mikel Obi Offers From Premier League Clubs

Nigeria’s Super Eagles Captain John Obi Mikel has received various offers from Premier League clubs for a summer move, FourFourTwo reports.

Mikel returned to England in January to join Boro in the Championship after a spell in China with Tianjin TEDA.

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However, the former Chelsea player’s deal at the Riverside runs down at the end of June and ESPN FC believe he will return to the Premier League.

A source close to the Middlesbrough midfielder revealed that Mikel is mulling over several offers from top-flight clubs, including newly promoted sides Norwich City and Sheffield United.

“There are some options right now, and a few more we expect to see over the coming days,” the source said.

“Once all the options are on the table, he will make a decision.”

The 32-year-old is expected to lead the Super Eagles to the Nations Cup this summer and looks set to join a new club before the tournament kicks off on June 21.

“He will most likely make the decision before the finals, although that will depend on what is on the table,” the source added.

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Mikel featured 18 times for Boro in the Championship this season, scoring just one goal.

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