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Profile of the Ghanaian footballer Michael Essien, who currently plays as a midfielder at AC Milan. The 31-year old player Essien joined Milan from Chelsea and wears the number 15 shirt.

Michael Essien
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        (Squad number 15)

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Michael Essien Career
2000–2003Bastia66(11)
2003–2005Lyon71(7)
2005–2014Chelsea168(17)
2012–2013Real Madrid (loan)20(2)
2014–Milan6(0)

2002–Ghana52(9)

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Michael Essien : AC Milan News
“AC Milan's Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien is facing two weeks on the sidelines after suffering a thigh injury, the Serie A side announced on Thursday.”
 YAHOOSports  16 days ago
“AC Milan side are in search of their first five Serie A consecutive Mattia De Sciglio and Andrea Poli were also involved. Keisuke Honda, Michael Essien are sidelined because of injury problems while Muntari could make a return to training this week.”
 hamrofootball.com  Yesterday
“Milan have been keeping watch over Mikel for the past few months now and Seedorf is hoping to add some more steel to his midfield by pairing him with another former Chelsea star Michael Essien. Check out the 10 worst Chelsea flops of the Premier League era.”
 Caught Offside  4 days ago
“AC Milan’s vice president has refuted claims that new signing Michael Essien failed his medical before completing his move from Chelsea to the Italian giants. Michael Essien has described his move from Chelsea to AC Milan as "a dream come true".”
 London Evening Standard  4 days ago
“The Black Stars midfielder pulled up with a calf injury and was replaced by compatriot Michael Essien a minute to half-time the World Cup in June as he has returned from injury for AC Milan.”
 Ghana Soccemet  Today
“AC Milan’s Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien is facing two weeks on the sidelines after suffering a thigh injury, the Serie A side announced on Thursday.”
 The Hindu  15 days ago
“The Ghanaian picked up a muscle strain in his side's victory over Chievo at the weekend and is now awaiting further tests to determine the full extend of the damage AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien has suffered an injury to his right thigh and will be”
 Goal  15 days ago
“MILAN (AP) AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien will be sidelined for around two weeks with a thigh injury. The Serie A club says Essien has injured his right thigh and "will undergo further tests in around 10 days' time.”
 New Zealand Herald  16 days ago
Michael Essien Career Honours
  • Club: Ligue 1 (2): 2003–04, 2004–05
  • Club: Trophee des Champions (2): 2003, 2004
  • Club: Premier League (2): 2005–06, 2009–10
  • Club: FA Cup (4): 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12
  • Club: League Cup (1): 2006–07
  • Club: FA Community Shield (1): 2009
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (1): 2011–12
  • 2005 UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Year
  • BBC African Footballer of the Year: 2006
  • Ghana Player of the year: 2008
  • Chelsea Goal of the season (2): 2006–07 vs Arsenal,2008–09 vs Barcelona
  • 2008 Africa Cup of Nations Team of the Tournament
  • Chelsea Player of the Year: 2007
  • Ligue 1 Team of the Year (2): 2003, 2005

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    Goalkeepers
    Gabriel Marco Amelia
    Christian Abbiati Ferdinando Coppola
    Defenders
    Cristian Zaccardo Mattia De Sciglio
    Matias Silvestre Kevin Constant
    Urby Emanuelson Philippe Mexes
    Ignazio Abate Adil Rami
    Cristian Zapata Daniele Bonera
    Midfielders
    Sulley Muntari Bryan Cristante
    Riccardo Saponara Michael Essien
    Riccardo Montolivo Keisuke Honda
    Valter Birsa Kaka
    Stephan El Shaarawy Andrea Poli
    Adel Taarabt Nigel de Jong
    Forwards
    Robinho Giampaolo Pazzini
    Andrea Petagna Mario Balotelli