Europa League: Mikel set for return

Europa League: Mikel set for return

Nigerian midfielder John Obi Mikel is set for a return to Trabzonspor line-up for their UEFA Europa League clash against Krasnodar.

Trabzonspor hosts Krasnodar on Thursday at the Senol Gunes Akyazi Stadyumu.

A thigh muscle strain saw Mikel miss his side’s last game against Gaziantep FK but he trained with the squad on Wednesday ahead of the tie.

The 32-year-old has made 11 appearances across all competition without an assist nor goal.

Trabzonspor is third in Group C with just one point from two games.

His compatriot, Anthony Nwakaeme, will be looking forward to adding to his four goals in European competition.

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