Chelsea has reacted to former player John Mikel Obi’s decision to retire from football.
Mikel Obi, on Tuesday, confirmed he was hanging up his boots in a post via his Instagram account.
The 35-year-old retires after a successful career with Nigeria and at the club level.
Reacting, Chelsea, in a post via its Twitter handle, thanked Mikel Obi for the memories both sides shared at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea tweeted, “Enjoy your retirement, @Mikel_John_Obi! Thanks for the memories.”
Similarly, the Nigeria Football Federation wrote on Twitter: “Thank you for the memories and goodluck @mikel_john_obi.”
Reacting, UEFA Champions League (UCL) wrote on Twitter: “Happy retirement, John Obi Mikel!.”
Also, former Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo, wrote on Instagram: “Congrats skippo and good luck.”
On his part, former Chelsea forward, Salomon Kalou, wrote on Instagram: “OGaaaaaaaaaaaa. I dey miss u Baba Thank u for that wonderful journey. Ps I fancy well well that 1st foto obina.”