Obi Mikel Travels With Chelsea For Galatasaray Clash

Published: February 25, 2014
Obi Mikel Travels With Chelsea For Galatasaray ClashJohn Mikel Obi has passed a late fitness test and got Jose Mourinho’s nod for the trip to Istanbul, where Chelsea are scheduled to square off with Galatasaray in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.

He missed the Premier League tie with Everton on Saturday due to injury.

The Nigeria international was in a race against the clock to be available for the game at the Türk Telekom Arena.

Mikel , 26, trained with the Chelsea squad at Cobham on Monday before their departure to Istanbul.

Apart from the away clash with Steaua Bucharest where he was an unused substitute, the central midfielder has been involved in all the games played by Chelsea in the Champions League this term.

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