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John Obi Mikel Insists Chelsea Players Are In The Dark Over Jose Mourinho Return

‘This club is crazy,’ says midfielder.

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Chelsea midfielder Jon Obi Mikel has insisted that he and his fellow squad members are all still in the dark over the identity over the club’s new manager, according to the Daily Star.

The 26-year-old is preparing for the arrival of yet another new boss and though he doesn’t know who it could be, he has admitted that the constant speculation is making Chelsea a crazy place to be.

“Another one coming in! The club is crazy, it is, but we have to keep doing our job. We’re players. The board, the owners, make the decision and we have to stick by whoever comes in,” he said.

“I don’t know what’s happening. It seems another manager is going to come in.”

The favourite is former boss Jose Mourinho, the man who brought Mikel to the club in 2006, and the Nigerian international has suggested that he would be the favourite amongst the players too, but they aren’t getting swept away with the rumours.

“He did buy me, yes. Mourinho is a great guy. A fantastic human being. He is someone who listens to his players, lifts them, knows how to put his arm around his players.”

“Everywhere he goes players tend to work for him and fight for him. He knows how to motivate players, how to get the best out of players.

“If he’s the one that’s coming in it’s going to be a massive, massive plus for us.”

Chelsea have three big games coming up with the Europa League final sandwiched between encounters with Aston Villa and Everton.

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