Nigeria captain, John Obi Mikel has joined Turkish side Trabzonspor on a two-year deal with the option of an additional 12 months.
“A two-year and an additional year agreement was signed with the free captain of the Nigerian national team,” the Turkish club announced on their website.
The 32-year-old former Chelsea midfielder became a free agent after his loan spell with English Championship club Middlesbrough ended in May.
The super eagles captain will join Ogenyi Onazi and Anthony Nwakaeme at the Turkish club competing in next season’s Europa League.
He is currently on national team duty with the super eagles as they prepare for the round of 16 matches after finishing 2nd in Group B.