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John Obi Mikel Chelsea celebrate midfielder's 10th year at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea on Thursday, June 30 posted a video on its website to celebrate Mikel Obi's 10th year at the club.

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John Obi Mikel play John Obi Mikel has now spent 10 years at Chelsea (PA)

Chelsea football club is celebrating Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel as he clocks 10 years at the club.

Mikel joined Chelsea in the summer of 2006 from Lyn Oslo of Norway after a controversial transfer saga with Manchester United.

John Obi Mikel play John Obi Mikel signed for Chelsea in June 2006 (AP)

 

  play John Obi Mikel had his debut for Chelsea in September 2006 (Sporting Heroes)

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He made his Chelsea debut in a Champions League fixture against Levski Sofia in September 2006.

Chelsea on Thursday, June 30 posted a video on its website to celebrate the midfielder.

John Obi Mikel play John Obi Mikel 10 years at Chelsea was celebrate by the club on their website (Jim Bennett/Daily Mail)

 

‘Despite the presence in our squad of arguably the greatest holding midfielder of all time, Claude Makelele, Mikel still made over 40 appearances in his first season at Stamford Bridge, and he has maintained a high level of consistency throughout his Chelsea career,” the club said in a short statement on the website.

John Obi Mikel play John Obi Mikel has won more than 10 trophies at Chelsea (Twitter/Chelsea )

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In his ten years at Chelsea, Mikel has won the two Premier League titles, four FA Cup trophies, two League Cup honours, a Champions League and one Europa League.

John Obi Mikel play John Obi Mikel on the cover of Chelsea Magazine (Chelsea FC)

 

Jose Mourinho was coach of Chelsea when Mikel signed but he also served under, Avram Grant, Luis Felipe Scolari, Guus Hiddink, Carlo Ancelotti, Andre Villas Boas, Roberto De Matteo and Rafa Benitez.

John Obi Mikel and Jose Mourinho play John Obi Mikel played twice under Jose Mourinho at Chelsea (AFP/Getty Images)

 

Back home, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) also joined in congratulating the 29-year-old.

“We join Chelsea FC to celebrate the 10th year of Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi at the club,” the NFF wrote on Twitter.

John Obi Mikel's Chelsea trophy cabinet

John Obi Mikel play Jose Mourinho (Chelsea FC)

 

English Premier League x2 (2010, 2015)

FA Cup x 4 (2007, 09, 10, 12)

League Cup x2 (2007, 2015)

Champions League (2012)

John Obi Mikel play John Obi Mikel won the Champions League with Chelsea in 2012 (Getty Images)

 

Europa League (2013)

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