Mikel Obi The Super Eagles Captain has revealed how Jose
Mourinho “killed” him during their time at English Premier
League side Chelsea FC.
According to Mikel Obi, Mourinho killed him because he got
sent off on his first game for Chelsea. He also spoke on how
he was slow to catching up with the pace under the
Mikel had spent 11 years in Chelsea at during which he won
Champions League, two Premier League titles and three FA
Cups before joining Chinese side, Tianjin Teda, in 2017.
“II Go sent off on my first game.
Mourinho killed me. The speed of the
game took me a while to understand it,”
Mikel told BBC World Service’s
“I was a very naughty boy. I’ll get up to
speed but I was late to trainings many
times. I was wearing the wrong dress
“Mourinho was very firm with me
because he wanted me to learn and
learn very fast because he brought me
“With Mourinho, there are no excuses. I
was put in a very naughty corner a few
times. It took me a while to understand
where I am and I had to learn very