Mikel Obi the super Eagle captain of Nigerian and also the (Tianjin TEDA) super star reportedly closing in on a shock to Championship side Middlesbrough in few days.
According to The Sun, the former Chelsea midfielder is eager to seal a deal to move back to England from China as his wife and two kids are still in the United Kingdom following his move to Tianjin TEDA.
The publication also reported that Middlesbrough have come to Mikel’s rescue with the Nigerian midfielder ready to sign for the Championship side.
The 31-year-old who won two Premier League titles, three FA Cups and the League Cup including the Champions League and Europa League during his 11-year at Chelsea, is said to be undergoing a medical ahead of signing for Tony Pulis’ side as they push for promotion. All the best Mikel obi.