Chelsea supporting punters here in the Transfer Tavern are relatively happy with the news they have read on TeamTalk – with the media outlet suggesting that Turkish club Besiktas are eyeing a January swoop for Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel.
Mikel is a player who has had a mixed career at the Blues, with him often having games where he is a passenger to the action around him, and then other games he can be a midfield general in the heart of the Chelsea midfield.
Mikel, 28, is gradually reaching the latter stages of his career at Stamford Bridge, so it is essential Mikel chooses the right club to play out the remaining years of his professional career.
Our resident Chelsea fans over by the pool table here in the Transfer Tavern admit that Mikel is reaching his sell by date at Chelsea, with them all agreeing it is time they freshened up the heart of midfield, and subsequently offloaded the 28-year-old.
Chelsea fans…… What do you make of this news? Would you be bothered if Mikel departed Stamford Bridge in January? Let us know your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!