Mikel Obi was selfish, says Trabzonspor

Trabzonspor have slammed midfielder, Mikel Obi, for being selfish, after the club parted ways with the Nigerian with his contract getting terminated after just nine months with the Turkish League leaders.

Trabzonspor in a statement have slammed the Nigerian for being untruthful in his interviews saying the club had taken precautionary methods to keep players and staff safe.

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“Mikel’s claim regarding our club does not reflect the truth. As Trabzonspor Club, we have taken all our precautions against Covid-19 in a short time,” Trabzon based website 61saat.com reported.

“In line with the information provided by the Ministry of Health, our club’s health committee informed our players. Facilities, fields and our stadium was disinfected. Restrictions were introduced to the facilities, including footballers’ own guests. Staff members were also told to work from home in line with the social distance understanding.”

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“Mikel, unfortunately, preferred to go in spite of these precautions and common sense.

“Mikel said he wanted to be with his family in England.”