Nigeria chief Mikel Obi has demanded that he is staying at Chelsea and is intending to gain another arrangement at the club regardless of reports connecting him far from the club.
Mikel, 29, has been purportedly focused by groups in China, Turkey and the Center East this late spring at the same time, following 10 years at Chelsea, he says he is resolved to battle for his place under new supervisor Antonio Conte.
“I am certainly staying at Chelsea and I will attempt to give my best to the club, similar to I have constantly done,” Mikel told Standard Game on Tuesday.
“I need to help the group battle for each point, each win and to win trophies. I additionally need to help the group meet all requirements for the Champions Alliance again as quickly as time permits.
“For a long time I have been heading off to the same preparing ground, the same locker room. It is a stunning club, with an astonishing proprietor. They resemble a family to me. It is a spot that has turned into a piece of me.”
Mikel, who has 12 months left on his agreement, plans to persuade the club to offer an expansion however demands he won’t hold any feelings of resentment on the off chance that he winds up leaving on a free exchange.
“I have a year left and after that we will see what happens,” he said. “In the event that I play well this season, it will help me win another agreement.
“I will give 120 for each penny each time I’m on the pitch or fall off the seat. I will dependably put forth a strong effort.
“In the event that I need to proceed onward, I’m certain there will be a lot of clubs out there where I can proceed with my football profession.
“It will be hard to leave yet these things happen. You need to proceed onward one day.
“My cheerful recollections of Chelsea will never leave.”
In the interim, Mikel, who was conceived John Michael Nchekwube Obinna in 1987, had his name erroneously changed in 2003 and now needs it changed back.
Amid the enlistment procedure for the 2003 FIFA Under-17 World Glass, the Nigeria Football Organization erroneously submitted “Michael” as “Mikel” for the competition in Finland, yet the midfielder chose to keep his new name.
The Chelsea midfielder says the oversight had an “extraordinary ring to it,” and from joining Chelsea in 2006 he passed by ‘Mikel John Obi’ rather than ‘John Obi Mikel.’
What’s more, the midfielder has now chosen to authoritatively change his full name to Mikel John Obi.
Be that as it may, Chelsea fans need not stress over their new 2016/17 copy shirts need not stress as ‘Mikel/12’ will remain focused pullover.