Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has agreed personal terms with Al Ain according to his representative Babawo Mohammed.
Mohammed was quoted by BBC journalist Oluwashina as saying that it is up to Chelsea and Al Ain to agree a transfer fee now.
Mikel’s representative also told AfricanFootball.com that that the Nigerian international would not hold talks with Chelsea regarding his future.
“He has returned to England to communicate all these to Chelsea,” Mohammed said.
“We just have to wait and see what Chelsea say in this regard.”
Fenerbahçe have also been closely linked with Mikel and club sporting director Giuliano Terraneo is reported to be in London to hold talks with Mikel’s representative.
The 28-year-old midfielder joined Chelsea in 2006, has made 339 appearances for the Blues winning the league, FA Cup and Champions League titles.
Fenerbahçe finished last season in second place and secured a place in the Champions League play-off stages. The Yellow Canaries will compete in Europe for the first time in two years after serving their UEFA ban.