Everton are reportedly set to bolster their midfield options with Mikel Obi as they are set to make a move for the Nigerian.
Mikel Obi has been adamant about staying at Chelsea but week after week, it is becoming clear that the Nigerian midfielder is simply surplus to requirements and would spend more time on the bench than even Ava Caniero this season if he does not leave the club. Everton are the latest side to be willing to offer Mikel Obi with talk of a loan move that could end up in a 6 million pound bid for the 28 year old.[post_ad]
Chelsea are yet to state their intent on keeping Mikel Obi but Andre Schurrle, Juan Cuadrado, Juan Mata and even Mohamed Salah are people that Mikel Obi should take a cue from. They didn’t need a soothsayer help them read the handwriting on the wall and all the aforementioned players have moved on to relatively big clubs that have offered them first team football