Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel has warmed his way into the hearts of the fans at the club he joined recently. He is getting better with time like vintage wine. The fans have even composed a song for him, dubbing him the ‘African Zidane’ Some have described him as the ‘Rolls-Royce’ midfielder.
He posted a video of two little girls on twitter, chanting his name after his side’s 1-0 away win over Blackburn Rovers on Sunday, where he put up an impressive performance.
With the defeat of Blackburn, the team stands a chance of returning to the Premier League next season with wins in the Play-off zone.
Mikel’s career is on the rise again on his return to England, a familiar terrain, after laying for Tianjin Teda in China. The situation will no doubt gladden Gernot Rohr, the Super Eagles gaffer, who prefers his players playing well; regularly for their clubs, to be available for selection