(Photo Confirmation) Ex-Chelsea Star Mikel Undergoes Successful Surgery, Starts Rehab Soon
Published: April 29, 2017
(Photo Confirmation) Ex-Chelsea Star Mikel Undergoes Successful Surgery, Starts Rehab SoonFormer Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel underwent successful surgery in England this week, the player has announced via social media.

The Nigeria international had to undergo a procedure after picking up an abdominal injury at Tianjin Teda, an ailment that made him miss the last four matches in the Chinese Super League.

Mikel posted on Instagram : ''Surgery went well, rehab next... can't wait to be back ⚽️👊🏽 shame I can't be on the pitch fighting with my team #TianjinTEDA #TEDAFightingFightingFighting 💪🏽 ''

The 30-year-old had played three games before his spell on the sidelines, scoring against CQ Dangdai Lif.

He sought advice from Chelsea medical team before the surgery.

Ifeanyi Emmanuel