Sports What Mikel Will Earn as Weekly Wages in New Club Tianjin Teda


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John Mikel Obi has become the latest ex-Premier League star to move to the Chinese Super League after his transfer to Tianjin TEDA was confirmed on social media.

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A picture was shared on Chinese website Webo of former Chelsea midfielder Mikel shaking hands with a Tianjin club official and holding the club's shirt.

According to Daily Mail, Mikel, who had been frozen out of Chelsea's first team this season will earn £140,000 a week.

This is almost as double of his £75,000 weekly wage at Chelsea.


Eeerm...this is huge. Nnam ego.

For a player of his caliber and achievements, that money is peanuts. Younger players than him earn more than that in the EPL. Oscar, his former teammate earns 300k a week in the same league. Mikel fall my hand abeg