Former Chelsea footballer John Obi Mikel has gone separate ways with his Turkish Super Lig club Trabzonspor after he would not play due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The player’s two-year contract was dropped on Tuesday following his web-based social networking post affirming he was not open to playing until the coronavirus episode was finished.
“The expert football player understanding between our organization and John Obi Mikel … has been commonly ended. With a common end understanding, the football player surrendered all his forward-looking receivables,” Trabzonspor said in an announcement on Tuesday.
In an Instagram post, Mikel required the cancellation of the league, saying “there is something else entirely to life than football”.
“I don’t feel good and would prefer not to play football right now. Everybody ought to be home with their families and friends and family right now,” the previous Nigerian national commander said.
“Season ought to be canceled as the world is confronting such violent occasions,” he said.
Class games in Turkey are as yet proceeding without fans present at arenas. Be that as it may, top alliances in England, Spain, Germany, Italy, and France – just as the Champions League and Europa League – have all been suspended.
The coronavirus pandemic has likewise constrained the delay of the European Championship and Copa America while additionally influencing other worldwide games.
In the meantime, Trabzonspor Club President Ahmet Agaoglu has contradicted any abrogation or postponement of the football association games.
“We are the pioneer right now … Trabzonspor ought to be proclaimed victor,” Agaoglu told writers.