Mikel is my ideal player, says Hiddink


Chelsea’s caretaker boss, Guus Hiddink, has lavished praise on the resurgent midfielder, John Mikel Obi.
Reacting to the Nigerian international’s performance he said: “He played very well but also in the previous game.”
“He’s the ideal player in my opinion to bring balance to the team.
“If the team is not willing to defend well, or hasn’t got the right balance, then you’ll concede a lot of goals.
“I think John Obi can be one of the key figures in bringing back that balance. On this podium very talented players can explore their qualities.
“He can recover his radar, he reads the game very well, he knows where the strength of the opponent is and knows how to combat that. He has very good sense, he doesn’t do it in a brutal way, he’s very elegant.
“Someone who can defend so smoothly is very beautiful. I don’t expect the decisive final pass from him – he can (do that), but he can also let the other players (play).”
Mikel also enjoyed loads of praise on social media. …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper