Mikel Obi sets record on his snub at Chelsea by Conte

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel has said it’s not true that he is frozen out of the first team at Chelsea because he participated at the Rio Olympics, as opined by national team manager, Gernot Rohr.

In a statement on his official social media handle on.Sunday,  the 29 year old said contrary to insinuations, the Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte gave him his blessings before he went to the Olympics in Rio to represent Nigeria.

The midfielder also defended Gernot Rohr over his statement, while also taking a swipe at the media whom he subtly insulted as  being deficient in the use of English language.

Mikel insists Mr. Rohr was grossly misinterpreted by the Nigerian media.

ABOVE is the press statement by Mikel Obi

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