The former Chelsea midfielder and proud father of twin daughters has been sidelined for over 60 days.

He picked up an injury since April that forced him to undergo surgery in England.

However,  reports from the TianjinTEDA midfielder has raised hopes for football fans that the 30-year old is almost set to join his teammates on the field of play.

Mikel hinted that he is almost fully recovered and will return to the beautiful game in a couple of fews.

He gave a sneak peep into his rehabilitation process via a video he shared with his followers on Instagram.

See video here...

Few more weeks and I'm back on the pitch with my boys #TianjinTeda #SuperEagles #recovery ??

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