Former Super Eagles captain, Mikel John Obi has has come out to debunk media reports that Fenerbahce midfielder Emre Belözoğlu racially abused him over the weekend, stating that the pair only clashed due to the tension at that moment according to reports from

Speaking after the incident, the former Chelsea legend, who played a vital role in his side important win over their title rivals, explained that the situation was well handled as both players have now moved on from the incident. 

“He did not racially abuse me, Mikel told It was just the match tension which caused a little spur of the moment. We just had an argument but everything is fine now,” Mikel added. 

The 32-year-old was in fine form for the host over the weekend as he helped Trabzonspor move up to 3rd on the log, with a solid performance.