Super Eagles’ skipper, Mikel John Obi has confirmed has agreed to end his two year romance with Tianjin Teda after mutually agreeing to end his contract with them, AOIFootball.com reports.
The Former Lyn Oslo of Norway midfielder Joined Tianjin in the winter of 2017 after ending a trophy laden ten and the half season with English Club Chelsea and went on to make 31 appearances for the club over two season’s scoring 3 times and also helping the club beat relegation twice.
The 31-year-old however told AOIFootball.com exclusively afterwards that he was thankful for the opportunity with Teda and will always remain a huge fan of the club in the future.
“Yeah it’s true that I have ended my contract with Tianjin, although I had one more year left but I felt the time was right to move on to another challenge.
“I enjoyed my two year’s stay with them and will always cherish the amazing time both on and off the pitch. Just like my previous two clubs, Teda will always remain a part of my and will always be a part of the family too,” Mikel noted.
When quizzed on where he will be playing his football next, the 2013 AFCON winner stated that he his undecided yet and won’t rule out the option of remaining in China or testing another adventure in the middle east especially with the 2019 AFCON just few months away from now.