Mikel to leave Chelsea for CSL's Tianjin Teda

By Chris Myson 6 January 2017
Mikel to leave Chelsea for CSL's Tianjin Teda

John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is signing for Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda in a goodbye message to Chelsea supporters.

The Nigeria international has represented the Blues since 2006 and won 11 trophies, including the Champions League in 2012.

Mikel now becomes the latest big name to move to China, joining a Tianjin Teda side who finished 10th in last season's competition.

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