The Super Eagle star, Mikel Obi has parted ways with his team Trabzonspor in the Turkish Super Lig.
The club has announced the departure of the former Nigeria captain on Tuesday after both parties agreed on mutual consent.
Mikel only joined Black Sea Storm as a free agent on a two-year deal last summer, at the end of his brief stint the Championship with Middlesbrough.
The 32-year-old played a crucial role in helping Trabzonspor soar to the summit of the Super Lig this season with 19 league appearances.
"I do not feel comfortable and do not want to play football in this situation."— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) March 18, 2020
John Mikel Obi has left Trabzonspor by mutual consent.
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While no reason was given for the mutual termination of the contract, the club announced the former Chelsea midfielder gave up his remaining wages.
“The professional football player agreement between our company and John Obi Mikel on 30.06.2019 start date 31.05.2021 has been mutually terminated. With a mutual termination agreement, the football player gave up all his forward-looking receivables,” the club announced.
"I do not feel comfortable and don't want to play football in this situation. Everyone should be home with their families."— Sky Sports (@SkySports) March 18, 2020
Former Chelsea midfielder Jon Obi Mikel has left Turkish club Trabzonspor as games in the country continue
Obi Last Saturday, criticised Turkish football authorities for not suspending the Super Lig season despite the spread of the coronavirus across Europe.
The Nigeria Captain stated that he does not feel comfortable during the Covid-19 outbreak and called for the season to be cancelled