Nigerian midfielder John Mikel Obi says promotion to the Premier League with Middlesbrough would rank as one of his finest moments in football.
The 31-year-old midfielder collected two Premier League titles, a Champions League, Europa League and three FA Cup winners medals with Chelsea, and joined Boro on a short-term deal in January.
“If we manage to pull it [promotion] off, it would be amazing… it would be up there as one of my greatest achievements,” he said.
Mikel Obi moved to the Riverside Stadium as a free agent after a lucrative stint in China with Tianjin Teda.
Boro have lost just once in the league since his arrival and are fifth in the Championship with 12 games remaining.
A drop into England’s second tier was something new for the Nigeria international, who captained his country at the 2018 World Cup and won the Africa Cup of Nations with the Super Eagles in 2013.
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