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Ex-Chelsea star, Mikel Obi undergoes surgery in UK hospital



Former Chelsea footballer and Nigerian international, John Obi Mikel, has revealed that he recently underwent surgery at the Princess Grace Hospital in the United Kingdom.

Mikel took to Instagram on Saturday, June 22, to share photos from his hospital visit, although he did not disclose the specific nature of the surgery.

In one of the posts, he uploaded a picture captioned “Pre-op, let’s go,” indicating his readiness before the operation.

Later, he shared another photo from his hospital bed after the surgery with the caption “#PostOp,” assuring his followers that everything went well.

The footballer’s decision to undergo surgery in the UK follows his retirement from professional football in 2021.

Mikel, known for his illustrious career with Chelsea and the Nigerian national team, continues to be a prominent figure in the world of football.

Details regarding Mikel’s surgery and his current health condition remain undisclosed, but fans and well-wishers have expressed their support and good wishes for his swift recovery.

This report is based on information sourced from Mikel Obi’s Instagram posts and other reliable sources.