Chelsea Icon Mikel Reveals The Best XI Footballers He's Played With In His CareerPublished: November 19, 2019
John Obi Mikel has revealed the best eleven players he played with in his career and all the footballers selected previously wore the colours of Chelsea.
He has omitted players from Plateau United, Lyn Oslo, Tianjin Teda, Middlesbrough, Trabzonspor and Super Eagles from the ceremonial eleven.
According to Turkish newspaper Fotomac, the former Nigeria captain opted for Petr Cech in goal, with Paulo Ferreira and Ashley Cole deployed as the right-back and left-back respectively, while John Terry and Ricardo Carvalho got the nod in central defence.
Mikel's midfield includes Michael Essien, Michael Ballack and Frank Lampard and the front three is made up of Didier Drogba as the main striker, Joe Cole and Arjen Robben.
Of the eleven players named to Mikel's All-Star team, six were in the matchday squad when Chelsea won the 2012 Champions League final against Bayern Munich.
They are Cech, Cole, Lampard, Drogba, Ferreira and Essien.
Mikel's Best XI : Cech, Pereira, Terry, Carvalho, Ashley Cole, Lampard, Essien, Ballack, Joe Cole, Robben, Drogba
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