Mikel nears Valencia switch

2017-01-03 15:13

Super Eagles captain, Mikel John Obi has agreed a deal in principle to join Valencia from English club, Chelsea.

Mikel set to make January decision

2016-11-11 10:50

John Obi Mikel has reiterated his intention to weigh up his Chelsea future when the mid-season transfer window opens in the new year.

Mikel only sees Chelsea winning trophies

2016-10-11 08:45

John Obi Mikel says he can "only see Chelsea winning trophies" following the appointment of former Juventus and Italy boss Antonio Conte.

Mikel: Mourinho didn't believe in me

2016-03-30 08:00

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel admits to losing his confidence after being frozen out under former manager Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho getting 100% from players

2015-11-02 12:35

Chelsea players are giving 100% for under-fire manager Jose Mourinho, midfielder John Obi Mikel has said.

Esin: Mikel was a big flop

2014-07-08 14:00

Former Nigeria star Etim Esin has slammed John Obi Mikel for his performances at the World Cup in the iconic number 10 jersey.

Chelsea end winless streak

2013-09-21 20:37

John Obi Mikel scored his first ever Premier League goal as Chelsea's four-game winless run ended with a victory over Fulham.

Mikel: Fan abuse doesn't help

2013-03-11 17:40

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel believes fan negativity towards manager Rafael Benitez is affecting the players.

Chelsea race claims dismissed

2012-11-22 19:11

The English FA won't take action against referee Mark Clattenburg over allegations he used a racist remark towards a Chelsea player.

Chelsea lay formal complaint

2012-10-31 20:44

Chelsea lodged a formal complaint over allegations referee Mark Clattenburg used "inappropriate language" against John Obi Mikel.


Rohr: Mikel in talks with Marseille

2016-12-19 16:16

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi is currently negotiating a move to French outfit Olympic Marseille.

Mikel: I respect Conte's decisions

2016-10-26 18:52

Nigeria skipper John Obi Mikel says he has discussed his lack of game time with Chelsea boss Antonio Conte.

Mikel contemplates Chelsea exit

2016-09-20 17:15

Nigeria international John Obi Mikel has admitted he will have no other option but to explore his options if Chelsea don't offer him a new contract.

Mikel: Players more relaxed under Guus

2016-02-23 13:23

John Obi Mikel has urged Chelsea's powers that be to give Guus Hiddink a long-term deal as manager.

RVP, Mikel off to Turkey - reports

2015-07-09 15:22

Fenerbahce are set to land Man United's Robin van Persie and Chelsea's John Obi Mikel.

Mikel: Giroud intended elbow

2014-07-01 14:27

Nigeria midfielder John Obi Mikel insists that Olivier Giroud deliberately elbowed him in their defeat to France last night.

Lifeline for Chelsea old guard

2013-06-10 21:00

Jose Mourinho wants to get to know the Chelsea players he has inherited and to give them all a fair chance to succeed under him.

Mikel extends Chelsea stay

2012-12-05 20:11

John Obi Mikel has signed a new five-year deal with Chelsea, tying the Nigeria defensive midfielder to the European champions until 2017.

Chelsea: Ref said monkey!

2012-11-13 17:46

Chelsea are positive that their players heard referee Mark Clattenburg call John Obi Mikel a "monkey" during an English league game.

Mikel quits Twitter after abuse

2012-09-21 08:00

Chelsea's John Obi Mikel closed his Twitter account after a barrage of racist abuse prompted by his costly mistake against Juventus.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.