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Mikel Gives Valencia Deadline To Seal Deal From Chelsea, Else He Will Move To China

Captain of the senior Nigeria team Mikel Obi has issued a deadline to Spanish La-Liga side Valencia to complete all the grey areas in his proposed move to the team from Chelsea.

Mikel has already agreed a deal in principle to join the La-Liga side on a five year deal as exclusively reported by Owngoalnigeria.com, but there are issues concerning his wages, particularly the issue of who pays his severance package between Chelsea and Valencia.

The ultimatum was handed to the La-Liga side by his representative yesterday, after news emerged that the Spanish side are not willing to pay him as demanded by his representatives.

A deadline of Friday has been set for the deal to be done else the 29 year old has made it clear he will move to China, where he has reportedly agree a three year contract with Tianjin Teda.

Tianjin Teda are reportedly willing to pay the Nigerian an annual wage of around €8-9m per season.