We currently have Cesc Fabregas rotting on the bench. That alone shows our depth in midfield. With Oscar, Kante, Matic, Fabregas, Chalobah and Mikel (not to mention Loftus-Cheek), playing for 3 positions, bench players are ought to get upset over playing time.
Rumors linking Fabregas have already started to creep in, but that has also overshadowed the fact that we have John Obi Mikel who has yet to make an appearance under Conte.
Due to the Nigerian’s commitment at the Olympics, he was late to join Conte’s party at the Bridge which has prompted the manager to overlook him so far.
Currently in the last year of his contract, the following quotes from Mikel makes you wonder if this is his Swansong at the Bridge:
Find out what Mikel said on next page.