Vanguard (Lagos)

10 March 2014

Nigeria: Mikel - Eagles Will Shine in Brazil

Mikel Obi has dismissed as rumours reports he could soon be on his way out of Chelsea, insisting he is focused on doing well with his London club.

The Nigeria midfielder has not enjoyed as much game-time as he did last season and reports have linked him with a move to Inter Milan in the summer.

But Mikel has told MTNFootball.com there is no truth in such reports as he has a contract till 2017.

Mikel also spoke on his dream to win a second EPL championship at Stamford Bridge.

He equally said that Eagles will shine at Brazil 2014 by stopping a losing run against Argentina at the World Cup to begin with.

On how this season been for you and Chelsea, Mikel said "so far, it has been good. We are top of the table in EPL and still in contention for the Champions League. It's been great".

Asked on the likelihood of Chelsea winning both titles, Mikel said 'we are capable of winning both trophies, but we have not won anything yet. The league, we are leading and need to remain focused and get good results in the remaining games, same for Champions League. We will continue to give our best in the remaining games, we will take them as they come".

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