Reasons Mikel Obi missed Stoke City’s home win vs Boro

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Mikel John Obi of Stoke City and Max Aarons of Norwich City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Norwich City at Bet365 Stadium on November 24, 2020 in Stoke on Trent, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)

Former Super Eagles Skipper, John Mikel Obi failed to overcome his fitness issues and has now missed Stoke City’s last two games in the English Championship.

Before the injury setback, Mikel Obi started all the Potters’ 14 games in the league but was substituted in the 76th minute of their 1-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday after a suspected Injury.

He was unavailable for Stoke City’s 1-0 away win at Wycombe Wanderers midweek and was also omitted in their home game with Middlesbrough on Saturday.

Stoke are fifth on the table with 28 points from 16 games.


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