Mikel Obi Leaves Turkish Club

John Mikel Obi.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 17, (THEWILL) – John Mikel Obi, 32, has parted ways with his Turkish soccer club, Trabzonspor after agreeing with the club to mutually terminate their contract originally slated to expire in 2021.

Mikel will not be paid any compensation following the termination.

“The professional football player agreement between our company and John Obi Mikel on 30.06.2019 start date 31.05.2021 has been mutually terminated.

“With a mutual termination agreement, the football player gave up all his forward-looking receivables,” the club said on its website.

The Nigerian international joined the club in June 2019. He had previously played for Chelsea FC, where he had his most outstanding professional career capping 249 Premier League appearances, two league titles, three FA Cups and the Europa League in 2013.

He also played in Norway, China and helped Nigeria win the 2013 African Cup of Nations championship.