Fenerbahce not in talks for Chelsea midfielder

Fenerbahçe are not in talks for Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel according to Eurosport TR.

The report states that Mikel’s agent is not in negotiations with the Yellow Canaries despite being closely linked with the club yesterday.

TRT Futbol Günlüğü presenter Ersin Duzen had stated that Mikel could be on his way to Fenerbahçe speaking on the Futbol Günlüğü program.

Düzen claimed that Fenerbahce sporting director Giuliano Terraneo held talks with the Nigeria international while he was in London.

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The 28-year-old midfielder joined Chelsea in 2006, has made 339 appearances for the Blues winning the league, FA Cup and Champions League titles.

Mikel made a total of 26 appearances for the Premier League winning side last season but fell behind Matic in the pecking order and has also been closely linked with a move to Al Ahli this summer.

Fenerbahçe completed the transfer of Manchester United winger Nani on Monday and fellow United star Robin van Persie will join him in Istanbul on Sunday.