Manchester United as a new player before switching to Chelsea.The former Nigeria captain, who has recently announced his retirement from football, was subject to one of the craziest transfer sagas to date.Just after the midfielder turned 18 years old, he was seemingly bought by United after the club announced that they had struck a deal with Lyn - a Norwegian side. Reports said at the time that the deal was initially worth £4million and would see the youngster make the move to Old Trafford in January 2006.READ MORE: Antonio Rudiger's 'goofy a** superpower' run for Real Madrid has fans howlingBut to complicate matters, Chelsea issued a counter-claim suggesting that they already had an agreement with Mikel and his representatives.
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