Former Chelsea Midfielder and Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi has described Ray Wilkins as “A True Gentleman” as he joins the football world in mourning over the passing of the former England International and Chelsea Assistant Manager.
Wilkins’ passing was confirmed on Wednesday after he suffered a heart attack last week and was placed in induced coma.
Mikel, who shared the Chelsea locker room with Wilkins as Player and coach tweeted: RIP Ray Wilkins. A pleasure to have known you. A true gentleman. Today is a sad day for football.
RIP Ray Wilkins. A pleasure to have known you. A true gentleman. Today is a sad day for football. pic.twitter.com/4Jqgzk41jN
— Mikel John Obi (@mikel_john_obi) April 4, 2018