John Obi Mikel: Michael O'Neill says the Nigerian is helping Stoke City

John Obi Mikel: Michael O'Neill says the Nigerian is helping Stoke City

- John Obi Mikel is currently playing for English Championship side Stoke City

- O'Neil who is the handler of the club said the Nigerian has been helping the side

- Stoke City are currently occupying seventh position on the table with 21 points

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Michael O'Neill who is the manager of English Championship side Stoke City has explained that Super Eagles legend John Obi Mikel has been impressive for the club since he joined them.

The Nigerian football star joined joined Stoke City after leaving Turkish giants Trabzonspor and has been one of the best players in the English second division this year.

O'Neill who has the mandate of promoting Stoke City to the Premier League at the end of the season stated clearly that the players have benefited from Mikel Obi's experience.

Mikel Obi is not a newcomer in the English football having played for Premier League side Chelsea and also won the EPL title and Champions League with the Blues.

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“I think you need good experience in the team and good structure as well. John Obi is a big part of that, helping organise people around himself.
“The most important thing is when you win it, is that the players you have can hurt the opposition and we have that in Campbell, Brown, Powell and Fletcher.''

Mikel Obi has so far played 12 games for Stoke City this season in the Second Division and he is yet to score any goal.

Stoke City are currently occupying seventh position on the Championship table with 21 points after 12 games played so far this term.

John Obi Mikel of Stoke City of action

John Obi Mikel: Michael O'Neill says the Nigerian is helping Stoke City. Photo by Lewis Storey
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Super Eagles legend John Obi Mikel took to social media to share adorable photo of himself taking his two daughters for a walk in England with a guard dog.

The former Chelsea star has shown many times on social media that he is a caring father considering the love he has for his two precious daughters.

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In the photo that Mikel Obi posted on his official social media page, the midfielder was staying at the back while his two daughters were in the front with the guard dog.

Mikel has a glorious career at Chelsea playing 249 games and scored one goal for the Blues winning the Champions League and Premier League titles.

In the national team, John Obi Mikel played 91 games for the Super Eagles scoring six goals and was part of the squad that won the 2013 African Cup of Nations in South Africa.

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