John Mikel Obi has revealed that he is looking to continue his career elsewhere after coming to the end of his stay with SkyBet Championship club Middlesbrough, reports.

Mikel penned a short term contract with Boro in January and despite a number impressive displays failed to help

Tony Pulis’ men secure a Championship play-off spot.

The former Chelsea midfielder scored his maiden goal for the club in Sunday’s 2-1 win against Rotherham United but victory in the game was not enough to seal a play-off spot.

He was handed the capatain’s band in Middlesbrough last six league games of the season.

”I don’t know, you can never say never. My contract ends, if there’s a conversation, okay fine,” the former Lyn Oslo star told BBC Tees Sport.

”It’s a great club, it’s a big club. They will find the right players, get that dressing room back and make sure next season they are in the playoffs or automatic promotion.

”I don’t know, we’ll see what happens. I have conversation with my people and then we’ll see what comes out, options here and there.

”There’s a lot of option but you always have to pick the right one, the one that is going to suit you and suit the way you play and what you want to achieve.”

Source: The Punch