English Premier league side, Chelsea left-back who is a Ghanaian, Baba Abdul Rahman has bring out that Nigerian star Mikel Obi persuade him to keep staying at London and play for the Blues.
“I don’t know maybe my name was easy on his tongue, like every small thing was like ‘Baba’ ‘Baba’ and most of the players came to ask me what’s going on and I said I don’t know,” he told Joy Sports.
“The first meeting, he told me to just keep calm and keep working hard so I said that’s fine. This was in London and then we went to Austria and it started getting worse and that’s when I said no, I can’t take it anymore.”
He added: “Mikel Obi told me to just stay and shouldn’t bother what [Conte] is doing, but as young as I was, I was not taking it lightly so when we went to Austria I spoke to the Sporting Director and told him [that] it is going overboard and I can’t take it.
“So they told me okay, so what do you want to do? I told them I would prefer to leave and they said no the club don’t want to sell me. So I said okay if that’s so then I would prefer to go on loan from here.
Ghana Black Stars defender returns to Chelsea after ending his six month loan stint with Greek side PAOK Thessaloniki after the PAOK failed to meet his demands for permanent stay. He wants to 2020/21 Greek Super league in his short stay with the club.