John Mikel Obi could become the Nigerian with the highest number of appearances in the Champions League, if Chelsea go past the quarter-finals of the competition this season.
The midfielder has 56 appearances so far, four matches behind Nwankwo Kanu, who has 60.
Since moving to Stamford Bridge in 2006, Mikel Obi has averaged 37 games per season in all competitions.
The 28-year-old has also won all the major trophies in England and Europe.
Chelsea will take on Paris Saint-Germain in the round of 16, when the Champions League resumes on February 16.