John Mikel Obi To Leave Chelsea For Galatasaray FC In Turkey
June 20, 2013 – John Mikel Obi To Leave Chelsea For Galatasaray FC In Istanbul, Turkey
Nigerian footballer and Super Eagles Player, John Mikel Obi is getting ready to leave Chelsea for another Football club in Istanbul, Turkey.
According a publication from Turkey, Mike Obi revealed that he has asked Didier Drogba for advice on his plan to transfer to Galatasaray FC in Turkey.
Hear what the footballer said in a recent interview;
‘I asked Drogba for advice and he told me that Istanbul is a fantastic city, that Galatasaray is a huge club and that I have to make the move. I have played at Chelsea for a long time and it’s now time for me to leave.
‘I’m still only 26 and it’s great to receive an offer from a club (Galatasaray) playing Champions League football and doing well in the competition.’
Talks have reached an advanced level between Chelsea and Galatasaray. Chelsea won’t make the move difficult and regarding my salary there won’t be a problem. All that is left is for the clubs to reach an agreement.’
Galatasaray Spor Kulübü is a Turkish sports club based on the European side in Istanbul, most notable for its association in football and basketball sections.
At least Turkey is a beautiful country.
Chelsea fans do you support this move?