I’ll end my career in China – Mikel

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Super Eagles midfielder, John Obi Mikel has hinted that he will end his playing career in China.

Mikel left Chelsea for Chinese Super League club, Tianjin Teda as a free agent earlier this month andhas revealed that the club will be his final bus stop in football.

The Nigeria captain signed a three-year deal with the club who are currently training in Malaga, Spain after being dropped from Antonio Conte's squad at Chelsea.

He told Netease Sports, "Of course, I want to stay in a team for a long time, I left Chelsea after eleven years, I hope to stay in TEDA for a long time, not one or two seasons.

"If the club will not let me go, I hope to stay until the end of my career, TEDA will be my last stop."

Mikel scored his first goal for his new club in their 6-2 loss to German side St. Pauli yesterday.

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