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John Mikel Obi

Date of birth/Age: Apr 22, 1987 (34)

Place of birth: NigeriaJos

Citizenship: NigeriaNigeria

Height: 1,88 m

Position: Defensive Midfield

Contract expires: Jun 30, 2021

Former International: NigeriaNigeria

Caps/Goals: 89/6

John Mikel Obi
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League level: EnglandSecond Tier
Joined: Aug 17, 2020
Contract until: Jun 30, 2021
Performance data
Gallery
Championship
FA Cup
EFL Cup

Championship 20/21
Statistics

Appearances Appearances 39
Yellow card Yellow Cards 6
Goals Goals -
Second yellow card Second Yellows -
Assists Assists 1
Red cards Red cards -
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Starting eleven

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Minutes

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Goal participation

Detailed performance data

FA Cup 20/21
Statistics

Appearances Appearances 1
Yellow card Yellow Cards -
Goals Goals -
Second yellow card Second Yellows -
Assists Assists -
Red cards Red cards -
%

Starting eleven

%

Minutes

%

Goal participation

Detailed performance data

EFL Cup 20/21
Statistics

Appearances Appearances 1
Yellow card Yellow Cards -
Goals Goals -
Second yellow card Second Yellows -
Assists Assists -
Red cards Red cards -
%

Starting eleven

%

Minutes

%

Goal participation

Detailed performance data
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Player data

Main position
Main position :
Defensive Midfield
Other position:
Central Midfield
Attacking Midfield
Market value
Current market value:
1,20 m €
Last update:
Mar 10, 2021
Highest market value: Last update:
23,00 m €
Jan 28, 2013
Facts and data
Name in home country: John Michael Nchekwube Obinna
Date of birth: Apr 22, 1987
Place of birth: Jos  Nigeria
Age: 34
Height: 1,88 m
Citizenship: Nigeria  Nigeria
Position: midfield - Defensive Midfield
Foot: right
Current club: Stoke City Stoke City
Joined: Aug 17, 2020
Contract expires: Jun 30, 2021
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Further information
Initially bought from Lyn by Manchester United, but was sold in the same transfer window to Chelsea, with Chelsea paying £4.000.000 to Lyn and £12.000.000 to Manchester United

Transfer history

Season Date Left Joined MV Fee  
20/21 Aug 17, 2020 Without Club Stoke City 1,20 m € -
19/20 Mar 17, 2020 Trabzonspor Without Club 1,50 m € -
19/20 Jul 1, 2019 Middlesbrough FC Trabzonspor 2,00 m € free transfer
18/19 Jan 24, 2019 Tianjin Teda Middlesbrough FC 3,50 m € free transfer
16/17 Jan 6, 2017 Chelsea FC Tianjin Teda 11,00 m € free transfer
06/07 Jul 19, 2006 FK Lyn Chelsea FC - 20,00 m €
04/05 Oct 1, 2004 Plateau United FC FK Lyn - free transfer
Total transfer fees : 20,00 m €  
Youth clubs
Pepsi Football Academy, Plateau United

Stats

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Total : 41-1-3.381
39-1-3.201
1---90
1---90

National team career

# National team Debut  
10 Nigeria Aug 17, 2005 89 6
- Nigeria - 7 2
- Nigeria - 3 1
- Nigeria Aug 5, 2016 6 1

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