Stoke City manager Michael O’Neil states John Mikel Obi has numerous rewarding deals in other places before signing for them.

Speaking on how crucial the former Chelsea will be for the club for the club’s quest for premier league football next season, O’Neil stated Mikel’s commitment undeniable.

Mikel has actually been involved in all Stoke City pre-season video games, including last weekend’s win over premier league side Newcastle United.

O’Neill specified: “John Obi Mikel had lots of opportunities around the globe about where he might have gone and played which, I assure you, were a lot more profitable than what he signed here at Stoke City.”

” He’s devoted to our project, he’s experience will crucial to the team,” he stated.

Mikel who scored when in Stoke’s 5 – 0 thumping of Shrewsbury Town captained the club versus Leeds United