Former Super Eagles captain and Chelsea midfielder, Mikel Obi, says he will love to return to the London side as an assistant coach to current Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard. Nigeria's former super eagle's coach made the disclosure in an interview with Trabzonspormagazine.
The player admitted that he would love a reunion with his former teammate adding that they have both discussed future plans when he retires.
“I’m very happy for him,” Mikel said.“We knew that Frank Lampard and John Terry would be very important managers, but as teammates, we first thought that John Terry would come to this level.
“Frank Lampard took a big step. The fact that the club brought a legendary player to the head of the team was an indication that he was taking great steps towards becoming a family club.
Mikel prays Lampard daily succeeds, noting that he is saddenedwhen the club loses.
Recall that the player, left Stamford Bridge in 2017 to seal a move to Tianjin TEDA in China. Mikel made a total of 31 appearances scoring three goals in the process.