UK time is: 03:19:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Mikel Snub To United

John Obi Mikel still wants to snub Manchester United in favour of a move to Chelsea.

The Norwegian courts say that any investigation into the teenager's contract with Lyn Oslo is a matter for the footballing authorities. Only when that issue is resolved can FIFA launch any probe into Mikel's failure to honour a separate contract with Manchester United.

Sir Alex Ferguson stated yesterday he felt Mikel would still prefer to link up with the Red Devils.

However, just hours after Mikel had used a TV interview to call for the whole sorry saga to be resolved, his legal team clarified a resolution for the young Nigerian meant being freed to join the Barclays Premiership champions.

'Mikel wishes to reiterate that whatever Sir Alex Ferguson, for whom he has the utmost respect, may think, his wish is to play for Chelsea,' said the statement issued on behalf of Mikel by London-based solicitors Russells.

'Hopefully, Sir Alex and Manchester United will now respect and accept that decision so that a resolution to this matter can finally be found.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Cantona Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday February 4 2006

Time: 1:30PM

Your Comments

I'm an arsenal fan but i agree that you have brrn robed on this! Chelsea should have the book thrown at them!
simmy8_2000
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Shaw Can Do Better! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Fellaini on That Goal! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Phelan in Running for Birmingham Job! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Missed the Boat? (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Nani Staying in Lisbon! (Tuesday October 21 2014)

United`s Title Hopes? (Tuesday October 21 2014)

West Brom 2 United 2 (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Stats: West Brom v United (Tuesday October 21 2014)

West Brom v United - Team Sheets (Monday October 20 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
WBA 2 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 2 - 1 Everton
Man Utd 2 - 1 West Ham
Leicester City 5 - 3 Man Utd
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Southampton 8 5 1 2 14 16
4. West Ham 8 4 1 3 4 13
5. Liverpool 8 4 1 3 1 13
6. Man Utd 8 3 3 2 3 12
7. Arsenal 8 2 5 1 2 11
8. Swansea 8 3 2 3 1 11
9. Spurs 8 3 2 3 -1 11

Breaking League News

Now! That First Penalty Against Maribor!
Chelsea : 23/10/2014 02:00:00
Could the Improbable Happen?
Chelsea : 23/10/2014 01:00:00
Isn't It The Sign Of A Great Team?
Arsenal : 23/10/2014 00:45:00
Captain Cescy?
Chelsea : 22/10/2014 22:23:00
Liverpool : 22/10/2014 21:51:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v West Brom?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 1%
Rafael 0%
Jones 0%
Rojo 0%
Shaw 0%
Blind 14%
Januzaj 0%
Mata 0%
Herrera 0%
Di Maria 28%
Van Persie 0%
Fellaini 57%
Falcao 0%
Young 0%