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Mikel begins training with Chelsea after Rio Olympics

07 September 2016, 12:21

Lagos - John Obi Mikel has started training with Chelsea after leading Nigeria to a 3rd place finish in the men’s football event of the Rio 2016 Olympics, Complete Sports report.

Chelsea will on Sunday play Swansea at the Liberty Stadium and Mikel is expected to make his first appearance of the season.

Also read: Delighted Mikel returns to Chelsea after Rio Olympics feat

In a short video posted on Chelsea’s Twitter handle, Mikel watched in amusement as Chelsea returnee David Luiz nutmeg Pedro Rodriguez in training.

Also in training was compatriot Victor Moses and returnee David Luiz.

News24 reported that Moses hailed his Chelsea teammate and compatriot Mikel for leading Nigeria to a third place finish in the men’s football event at the concluded Rio 2016 Olympics.

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