Mikel, 3 other ex-Chelsea stars who dumped Premier League title for Chinese billions

Mikel, 3 other ex-Chelsea stars who dumped Premier League title for Chinese billions

- Premier League leaders Chelsea are on the verge of winning the League title as a win for them over West Brom on Friday, May 12, will give the Blues the trophy

- NAIJ.com can report that many Chelsea fans are now in joyous mood and waiting for Friday's night encounter before they would perhaps start the celebration

- However, should Chelsea fail to get a win at West Brom, then Antonio Conte's men will wait for their next game at home

There are some players who have left Chelsea for the Chinese Super League, and many of them might be sad not to be part of the Blues' title glory.

1. Mikel Obi

Mikel, 3 other ex-Chelsea stars who dumped EPL title for Chinese billions

Mikel after joining Tianjin Teda

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi is not expected to be disturbed should Chelsea win the title on Friday, May 12, considering the fact that he has won the Premier League before leaving the Blues, but he might still be jealous.

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After spending close to 11 years at Stamford Bridge, Mikel left Chelsea for a move to the Chinese Super League in January 2017.

2. Oscar

Brazilian star Oscar is another player who left Chelsea for a mega move to Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG and currently earns £350,000 a week.

Mikel, 3 other ex-Chelsea stars who dumped EPL title for Chinese billions

Brazilian star Oscar when he arrived China

3. Ramires

Brazilian star Ramires would also have loved to be part of Chelsea's Premier League title glory on Friday, May 12, but he has left for Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning.

Mikel, 3 other ex-Chelsea stars who dumped EPL title for Chinese billions

Former Chelsea star Ramires

4. Demba Ba

Mikel, 3 other ex-Chelsea stars who dumped EPL title for Chinese billions

Demba Ba

Senegalese star Demba Ba joined Shanghai Shenhua 18 months ago from Besiktas on a three-year deal with an annual salary reported to be worth more than £5 million. The former Newcastle and Chelsea striker scored 14 times in 18 matches in 2016 before suffering a horrible leg break in July which has ruled him out of action ever since.

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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