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Mikel To Coach Chelsea After Retirement | RDNews

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The immediate past Super Eagles captain and Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi, has disclosed his next move after retirement. 

According to him, he looks forward to returning to Chelsea and be Frank Lampard’s assistant.

Frank Lampard is Mikel’s former teammate in Chelsea, and he’s the current Chelsea manager.

Mikel said he is hoping to reunite with his former teammate.

He, however, disclosed that they have spoken about the future when he retires. 

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“I’m very happy for him, we knew that Frank Lampard and John Terry would be very important managers, but as teammates, we first thought that John Terry would come to this level.”

“Frank Lampard took a big step. The fact that the club brought a legendary player to the head of the team was an indication that he was taking great steps towards becoming a family club.”

“I met him and wished him success.” “I even told him I was going to be his assistant manager when I retired.”

“I hope he will succeed for many years because it makes me very unhappy to see him leaving Chelsea,” Mikel stated.

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