The player’s contract was cancelled after his post on social media that he is no longer comfortable playing matches.
Former Chelsea footballer John Obi Mikel has parted ways with his Turkish Super Lig club Trabzonspor after he refused to play due to the http://coronavirus pandemic
John Mikel Obi sign a contract of two-year with Trabzonspor, which was cancelled on Tuesday following his social media post confirming he was not comfortable playing until the Coronavirus outbreak was over.
“The professional football player agreement between our company and John Obi Mikel … has been mutually terminated. With a mutual termination agreement, the football player gave up all his forward-looking receivables,” Trabzonspor said this on Tuesday.
In an Instagram, Mikel called for the cancellation of the league, saying “there is more to life than football”.
“I do not feel comfortable and don’t want to play football in this situation. Everyone should be home with their families and loved ones in this critical time,” the former Nigerian national captain said.
Mikel obi said “Season should be cancelled as the world is facing such turbulent times,”