Mikel Obi Returns To England

By Ikenga Chronicles January 23, 2019

Mikel Obi Returns To England

Former Chelsea midfielder, John Obi Mikel, is set to be on his way back to England to join Middlesbrough.

Mikel on Tuesday underwent a medical at Middlesbrough after agreeing personal terms with the English Championship side on Monday.

According to The Nation, the 31-year-old has been handed the number 12 shirt at Middlesbrough and will be unveiled on Wednesday.

Mikel spent the past two years at Tianjin TEDA in the Chinese Super League.

The Super Eagles captain will be part of a Tony Pulis side looking to bring Premier League football back to the Riverside next season.

Middlesbrough currently sit fifth in the Championship table and seven points off leaders Leeds.