Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel is set for a summer exit after failing to force his way into Jose Mourinho’s plans, [football] direct news understands. The Nigeria international looks set to end his eight year spell at Stamford Bridge this summer after falling down the pecking order, making just 12 starts this season.googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(“div-gpt-ad-1389116196215-0”); });Mikel has attracted the interest of a number of European sides including Inter Milan who seem extremely keen on a summer move and [FDN] understands that Chelsea would allow him to leave. The 26-year-old joined Chelsea in 2006 after a controversial move saw him appear at Man United only to change his mind at the very last minute and join the Blues. He has since gone on to make 308 appearances for the Premier League side.

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