Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte has hailed departing midfielder, John Obi Mikel’s decision to join China club.
The Nigerian has completed a permanent transfer to Tianjin TEDA on Friday, after spending over a decade at Stamford Bridge.
Mikel Obi, who never featured under Conte, has signed a four-year deal with the Chinese Super League club worth £140,000-a-week.
Conte said during his Friday press conference: “I want to say thanks to Obi, for this period when he worked with me.
“He showed great attitude and I wish for him and his family the best.
“I hope that these offers from China finish with Mikel and Oscar.”