Former Chelsea Midfielder John Mikel Obi, has showered Enconuim on Liverpool Wide Foward Mohammed Salah while also admitting he is open to playing in the Egyptian Premier League.
Mikel and Salah where teammates in 2013 but the Egyptian struggled for Game time before going out on loan to Florentina.
Mikel is currently a free agent and was in talks with Brazilian side Internacional about a loan move, although talks have slowed down due to the Coronavirus pandemic and the Nigerian international has now Admitted he could be open to playing in the Egyptian league.
“I never ruled anything out,”Mikel told Reporters.
“My goal is to continue playing football, and I hope I will have the opportunity, I do not reject any offers made to me,
but rather study them well until I make the right decision.”
On Mohammed Salah Rapid Development Mikel Said:
“When Salah came to Chelsea, he was a young boy, but he had a nice personality and everyone loved him, he was very disciplined.
”We were close friends, talking a lot and joking a lot, he was a good friend.”
“I believed in his development, but frankly I did not imagine that he would reach the quality that he has now,” he added.