Former Super Eagles Captain, John Obi Mikel is not ruling out a possible Move to Egypt as he hopes to return to football soon.

Mikel has been without a club for about 2 months after a mutual Cancellation of contract with Turkish  Based Club, Trabzonspor over the Corona Virus Pandemic. Mikel had wanted the league to be called off Due to the Deadly Virus.

Brazilian Club botafogo are in forefront to sign the 33 years old Former Chelsea and Middlesbrough Midfielder.  

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Mikel is still in search for a club and has refused to rule out playing in the African league with an Egyptian team which he disclosed in an interview with Egyptian Media outlets, ON Sports reported by KingFut

Mikel was quizzed about a potential Move to Egypt and  the Nigerian reply was: “I never ruled anything out.”

“My goal is to continue playing football, and I hope I will have the opportunity, I do not reject any offers made to me, but rather study them well until I make the right decision.”

Mikel Further Discusses on Former Chelsea team mate, Mohammed Salah who is widely regarded as the Egyptian King. Mikel and Salah played together at Chelsea for 2 years from 2014 - 2016

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“When Salah came to Chelsea, he was a young boy, but he had a nice personality and everyone loved him, he was very disciplined." Mikel told ON sports

“We were close friends, talking a lot and joking a lot, he was a good friend.”

“I believed in his development, but frankly I did not imagine that he would reach the quality that he has now,” he added.