Former Super Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi maintained that he gave everything to ensure Trabzonspor win the 2019-2020 Turkish league Super Lig title.
Mikel left Trabzonspor after the Turkish Football Federation initially opted against putting the league on hold back in March in order to curb the widespread of the coronavirus which.
Mikel expressed his desire not to continue playing in such environments and his contract was later terminated by the club on mutual consent.
Before Mikel’s departure, Trabzonspor was sitting on top of the league standing and only dropped two points from 19 games the former Chelsea midfielder played.
However, since the restart of the league, the club failed to find form, lost ground on the title to eventual champions, Istanbul Basaksehir.
After losing the title, Trabzonspor fans criticized the management of the club for how Mikel’s situation was handled and some of them believed his departure weakened the team.
In his response to the fans, Mikel expressed his gratitude to them, for appreciating his contributions to their splendid run in the league till March and maintained he gave his all for the club during that time.
He later urged the fans to stay calm as there is always the next time.
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