Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has left Championship side Stoke City for Kuwaiti giants Kuwait Sporting Club, despite signing a new one-year contract extension with the Potters a few weeks ago, Completesports.com reports.
Kuwait SC confirmed Mikel’s signing, which is a one-year deal, on their Twitter handle.
Stoke City in a statement released on their official website on Thursday night also confirmed that Mikel has left by mutual consent.
“Stoke City can confirm that John Obi Mikel’s contract with the Club has been cancelled by mutual consent.
“The 34-year-old former Nigerian international midfielder, who still had a year to run on his existing contract with the Potters, made 41 league and cup appearances for the Club last season.”
It is a return to Asia for Mikel who spent two seasons with Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda.
Kuwait SC have won the country’s topflight, VIVA Premier League, 15 times with the most recent one coming in the 2018-2019…
Source: Complete Sports