Chelsea captain John Terry has sent a heartwarming message to John Obi Mikel on Instagram following the midfielder’s departure from Stamford Bridge.
Mikel confirmed his exit in an open letter to Chelsea supporters on Friday, January 6, after he completed his move to Chinese Super League outfit Tainjin TEDA.
And according to Terry, Mikel walks away as a Chelsea legend.
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Terry said: "I would like to wish this LEGEND of a player and man all the very best with his move to China,’ the veteran defender wrote on Instagram.
“Gutted to see you go “Old Boy” gonna miss you both on and off the pitch,so many great memories together.
“Love ya Obi. Good luck mate.”
In his 11 years at Chelsea, Mikel won 11 trophies which include; three Premier League titles, four FA Cups, two League Cups, the Europa League and the Champions League.