Brazilian club Botafago have offred former Nigerian captain John Obi Mikel an 18 month contract worth $2 million.
ESPN journalist Jorge Nicola, on his YouTube channel, revealed that Mikel is being offered more than what he was earning at his last club, Trabzonspor of Turkey.
The Nigerian was recently in contact with club officials and asked for a little more on his wages. The Botafogo top management are confident that they have come close to meeting Mikel’s demands and are optimistic of signing the Ex-Chelsea player.
Obi Mikel is said to no longer wants to play in Turkey or China, and wants a new challenge after terminating his contract with Trabzonspor.
Mikel is said to be tired of playing in Turkey and will neither consider a return to China, even in the midst of the suspended leagues across the world.
Turkish League table-toppers Trabzonspor have labeled Nigerian star a ‘liar’ after his decision to quit his £5 million deal to be with his family.
The 32-year-old former Chelsea star slammed the Turkish FA following their refusal to suspend the Super Lig amid spread of coronavirus.