Istanbul - Reports in Turkey have indicated that Chelsea midfielder
John Obi Mikel has held talks with Fenerbahce as he seeks regular game-time.
The Nigeria international made just six starts in the
Premier League for Jose Mourinho's title-winning side last season, with another
12 appearances from the bench.
Mikel has been an important cog in the Blues' engine room
since his acrimonious transfer from Norwegian outfit Lyn in 2006, but the
arrivals of Ramires and Nemanja Matic in recent years has seen his first-team
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Fener have been active in the off-season transfer market,
signing Portugal winger Nani from Manchester United, while they are reported to
have agreed a deal for Robin van Persie as well, with the Istanbul giants
looking to wrest the Super Lig title back from arch-rivals Galatasaray in
Ersin Duzen, who is the presenter of Turkish football
programme Futbol Gunlugu, claims that the club's sporting director, Giuliano
Terrane, met with Mikel in London over a potential switch to the Sukru
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