Mikel claims Future success key to new Chelsea deal

Chelsea midfielder John Obi MikelChelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has highlighted the chance of future success at the club key in him signing a new five-year contract.

The Nigerian star has made 261 appearances for the Blues since his arrival in 2006, becoming a key cog in the midfield unit.

His period in West London has been littered with success, with the club winning the Premier League, four FA Cups, the League Cup and the Champions League.

Mikel believes that, thanks to his new contract, he can win even more honours at Stamford Bridge:

“Chelsea seems like my home now because I have been here for over six years and I enjoy my time here.” He is quoted by talkSPORT.

“I come into the training ground every day to work and I value my time there. I am happy and want to keep going and win trophies for this club.

“I have basically won everything with Chelsea and those years have been really special for me, winning trophies with big names like Didier Drogba, John Terry and Frank Lampard who have had very long Chelsea careers.

“Last season to win the Champions League was even more special,

“And I hope these next five years will bring even more success and I can win trophies with the new players we have here.”