Mikel, Galatasary Move hit Rock As Chelsea Slams N3.7b Price Tag
Nigerian international midfielder and Goal.com Nigeria Fans Player of the Year,John Mikel Obi may have move to Galatasary of Turkey more unlikely as Chelsea insisted on making a permanent deal for the player.
Despite Galatasary FC protracted talks with the representatives of Super Eagles star “Mikel Obi” over a possible transfer, stamford bridge dwellers may be bent on keeping the Nigerian.
Chelsea FC have made it clear to clubs interested in signing John Obi Mikel that they have to meet the estimated 15 million pounds (about N3.7b) value placed on the Super Eagles attacking midfielder.
Mikel has a contract with Chelsea till June 2016/17 after he recently signed a new, improved deal at the London club.
It was gathered that representatives of the player were in Dubai to meet with Galatasaray officials and it was there that talks collapsed.
Big-spending Russian club Anzhi have made an offer for Mikel, who has in turn asked for an improvement, while French big spenders Monaco are yet to put an offer on the table for the player.