Stoke Metropolis supervisor, Michael O’Neill, has named Nigerian midfielder, John Mikel Obi, amongst three gamers that notably ‘want relaxation’ in his squad amid the worldwide break.
The opposite two gamers that want relaxation in Stoke Metropolis’s squad are James Chester and Steven Fletcher.
O’Neill mentioned this on Monday following his aspect’s 1-0 house victory over Derby County within the Championship over the weekend.
Stoke Metropolis now have a 12-day lay-off earlier than they return to motion with a Good Friday journey to Bristol Metropolis and O’Neill says he’ll profit from the chance to offer his gamers time away from the coaching floor.
“We’d like the remaining, to be sincere, though we’ve received a variety of lads away with their international locations,” O’Neill was quoted by Stoke Metropolis’s official web site as saying.
“The likes of John (Obi Mikel), Chessie (James Chester) and Fletch (Steven Fletcher) specifically want the remaining.
“We can have a pleasant little restoration week this week, and we’ve received a bounce sport organized, paradoxically, in opposition to Derby on Thursday for a few of the youthful gamers and a few of those that haven’t performed an excessive amount of after which we will likely be able to go in opposition to Bristol Metropolis.
“I’m hoping that just a few of the lads who’ve been out only in the near past – the likes of Sam Clucas, James McClean, Jordan Cousins and Tashan Oakley-Boothe – will likely be obtainable once more after the break.”
Stoke Metropolis are presently within the eleventh place on the Championship desk with 52 factors from 38 matches.
Mikel Obi, two others want relaxation – Michael O’Neill