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  1. 12 Popular Nigerians You Didn't Know Were Born In JosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ghanamma.com

    ... for Serie A club Lazio and the Nigeria national football team John Michael Nchekwube Obinna, known as John Obi Mikel, John Mikel Obi or Mikel John Obi, is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for English club Chelsea and the ...

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  2. Batshuayi opens Chelsea account in friendly thrashingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Goal.com

    ... goals as he bids to impress after struggling for consistency during his maiden season in English football. John Obi Mikel was the other man on the scoresheet for Chelsea as they build up their pre-season preparations, with International Champions ...

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  3. Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi scores first Blues goals in thrashing of Austrian minnowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mirror.co.uk

    ... brace, while Loic Remy scored a hat-trick as he bids to force his way into Conte's thinking. Unlikely scorer John Obi Mikel got the other goal for the Blues who now fly to the States to take part in the International Champions Cup. One man who won't ...

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  4. Loftus-Cheek: I'll play striker if it means Chelsea gametimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Goal.com

    ... midfield role and he insists he is still happy to compete in that area of the pitch with Nemanja Matic, John Obi Mikel and new signing N'Golo Kante. "I am just looking to play as much as I can," he stressed. "I will ask the boss what he wants from ...

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  5. Team News: Diego Costa & Oscar start for Chelsea against Wolfsberger AcRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Goal.com

    The striker leads the line with support from the Brazilian playmaker, as Antonio Conte names a strong side for their second pre-season friendly Diego Costa and Oscar have been handed starts for Antonio Conte's second game in charge of Chelsea, as the Italian aims for his first win against Austrian side Wolfsberger AC. Conte had opened his spell in the Blues' dugout with a 2-0 loss away to Rapid Vienna last Saturday and will hope to make ammends at Worthersee Stadion.

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  6. Jose Mourinho eyeing Euro 2016 star to play John Obi Mikel roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Daily Star

    ... the most likely casualties. Mourinho, 53, is planning to use Fellaini in a similar role to Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel, according to The Sun . He favours the Belgian's physical style but would like to see his aggressive traits toned down ahead ...

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  7. What's the secret to picking a winning fantasy football team?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... Michail Antonio - as they'll be more likely to score points. Just avoid sitting players like N'Golo Kante and John Obi Mikel. While they're important cogs in their respective sides, they don't contribute enough goals or assists to be valuable ...

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  8. Why Chelsea Are Wrong to Send Lewis Baker out on Loan AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | BleacherReport

    ... wingers and two strikers. Given a reliance on 4-2-3-1 since 2011, that was significant for Chelsea. and John Obi Mikel anchored midfield. Aside from the fitness issues, it was the midfield partnership that hindered Chelsea. It wasn't dynamic enough ...

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  9. Rahman, Atsu play in Conte's first Chelsea lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | GhanaWeb

    ... captain of the side John Terry, Papy Djilobodji and Branislav Ivanovic in defence. Chelsea also had John Obi Mikel, Willian, Nemanja Matic and Diego Costa in the starting line-up. The Blues were, however, stunned as hosts Rapid Wien scored twice ...

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  10. Nigeria: Conte Gives Mikel Hope At ChelseaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | AllAfrica.com

    Super Eagles Captain, John Obi Mikel, may not be shipped out of Chelsea as being speculated in different quarters if latest comments by Chelsea Coach, Antonio Conte, is anything to go by. Mikel has repeatedly been linked with a move away from Chelsea especially with the latest arrival of French international, N'Golo Kante, but Conte believes the Nigerian midfielder is still needed by the Blues.

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  11. Nigeria: Rio Olympics - Mikel to Lead Dream TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | AllAfrica.com

    John Obi Mikel and Chippa United goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi have been confirmed as Nigeria's overage players to the 2016 Olympic Games. A reliable source from the Nigeria Football Federation informed that coach Samson Siasia opted for two senior players instead of the mandatory three as competition kicks off next month in Brazil.

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  12. N'Golo Kante's Chelsea Arrival Is Perfect Timing for Antonio Conte After DefeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | BleacherReport

    ... lining up against Rapid for the grand opening of their new home, but in his absence, it was clear why and John Obi Mikel were the collective Achilles' heel. For the latter, he likes to play in bullet speed, and that , he wasn't quite there with his ...

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  13. Conte hails Kante signingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Sky Sports

    Antonio Conte believes N'Golo Kante is the type of player Chelsea need in order to return to the top of English and European football after he completed his 32m move from champions Leicester. The Blues and Conte lost their opening pre-season friendly 2-0 against Rapid Vienna on Saturday but had confirmed the signing of the French midfielder earlier in the day with Kante set to join up with his new team-mates after a post-Euro 2016 break.

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  14. Why Kante improves ChelseaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Sky Sports

    ... there were worrying signs for the London outfit. With defensively-minded midfielders Nemanja Matic and John Obi Mikel starting in the holding roles of a 4-2-3-1 formation, the conservative Conte - who had emphasised the importance of "good ...

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  15. Chelsea need MUCH more than Kante as Conte era gets off to frustrating startRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Goal.com

    ... latest arrival ust two hours before kick-off. As Conte ranted and raved from the sidelines, Nemanja Matic and John Obi Mikel will feel their positions in midfield could be under threat as the duo heavily underwhelmed against the Austrian side. ...

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  16. Five things we learned from Antonio Conte's first game as Chelsea managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Metro

    ... though, suggest Conte is willing to give the youth a chance after the young midfielder started alongside John Obi Mikel and Nemanja Matic in Vienna. However, after Chelsea announced that they had completed a deal for Leicester City star N'Golo ...

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  17. Rapid Vienna 2-0 Chelsea: Antonio Conte watches side falter in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Daily Mail

    ... back on with much fondness, collecting a defence-splitting pass from Willian before flashing a shot wide. John Obi Mikel battles for midfield dominance as he tries to impress new manager Conte in Chelsea's first pre-season friendly Obi Mikel tumbles ...

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  18. Grading N'Golo Kante's transfer to Chelsea from Leicester CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Fox Sports

    ... Nemanja Matic made 63 tackles and 67 interceptions in 33 games, while the Blues' other main defensive mid, John Obi Mikel, collected 37 tackles and 32 interceptions in his role primarily as a backup and spot-starter in 25 games. Cesc Fabregas won 76 ...

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  19. Chelsea target starlet signing, plan to keep hold of midfielderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | A Different League

    ... league-winning campaign, suffered a drop in form last season and lost his place in the starting eleven to John Obi Mikel under Guus Hiddink. He was strongly linked with an exit from Stamford Bridge, with Juventus and Manchester United interested in ...

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  20. Chelsea offer Mikel to InterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Vanguard

    Chelsea have reportedly made contact with Inter Milan with a view of shipping the midfielder, John Obi Mikel to the Italian club. Chelsea coach Antonio Conte wants Mikel to leave and make room for new signings.

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