English Championship side, Stoke City have announced the signing of former Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi ahead of the 2020/2021 season.
Mikel, who won a host of domestic and European honours during a magnificent 11-year stay at Chelsea, returns to English football after a spell in the Turkish Super Lig with Trabzonspor.
The Nigerian midfielder made more than 370 appearances for Chelsea, helping them to land the Premier League title twice, as well as three FA Cups, the Champions League and Europa League.
After a spell in China, he played for Middlesbrough after joining them on a short-term deal in January 2019, making 19 appearances. He won 91 caps before retiring from international football following last year’s African Cup of Nations.