Finally, Mikel Signs Four-year Deal With Valencia
SAN FRANCISCO, January 02, (THEWILL) – Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has agreed a four- year deal with Spanish side, Valencia.
Reports indicate that talks were held in England between representatives of the La-Liga side and Mikel and a deal was reached for him to be the club first signing in the winter transfer window.
Luckily, Valencia beat several top teams including big spending Chinese side, Shanghai SIPG; French side, Olympique Marseille; and, Serie A duo of AC Milan and Inter Milan to get Mikel's signature.
Mikel had been out of favour in Chelsea and had not been a regular feature by Conte this season.
Story by Oputah David