Chelsea midfielder is reportedly a secret father of two children with different women.
, Mikel has a four-year-old son anda one-year-old daughter with two women he briefly dated.
Mikel is very much involved in the lives of his son and daughter, splashing the whooping sum of N153m (£500,000) for a house in 2013 for the mother of his boy child
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"" a friend of Mikel's daughter's mum also said.
The identities of the women have not been revealed but Mikel reportedly met the mother of his one-year-old daughter at a London nightclub in 2013.
Olga Diyachenko and Mikel started dating in 2013 after reportedly meeting him in London where her millionaire father runs a chain of businesses.
She is also reportedly related to Chelsea's Russian billionaire owner,.
, suggesting that he has been accepted into the Diyachenko family.
His reps did not deny the reports instead telling the UK Sun that the midfielder is taking care of his kids and would want the issue to remain private.
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