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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–Milan7(0)

2002–Ghana57(9)

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Michael Essien : AC Milan News
“Plenty of footballers have tried to pull off the hard-man act while completing the ice bucket challenge, but former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien made no such attempt.”
 Metro  Yesterday
“AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien may be in the twilight years of his career, but the former Chelsea and Real Madrid star took the opportunity to remind us all of his career achievements earlier today.”
 Caught Offside  Yesterday
“Ghana midfielder Michael Essien’s future at AC Milan will be decided in the next fortnight. Italian agent Fabrizio Ferrari has revealed the former Chelsea midfielder’s situation will be settled well before the closure of the summer market.”
 Ghana Web  27 days ago
“The future of Ghanaian player Michael Essien might be uncertain at the moment but that hasn't prevented the former Chelsea player from giving his all when selected for his Italian club AC Milan.”
 Modern Ghana  13 days ago
“Balotelli's goal in the 38th minute was his third direct kick of the first half. An unmarked Giampaolo Pazzini buried a Michael Essien cross in the 72nd minute. AC Milan had been outscored 10-1 in the last two weeks during the International Champions Cup.”
 courierislander.com  14 days ago
“Liverpool continued their good pre-season form with a 2-0 win over AC Milan in the International Champions Cup took the lead when Allen pounced on a moment of hesitation from Michael Essien.”
 London Evening Standard  17 days ago
“The former Chelsea midfielder will get to know of his future at San Siro in a fortnight with the coming on board of a new coach Ghana international Michael Essien will find out about his future at AC Milan in the next two weeks.”
 Goal  27 days ago
“The new AC Milan man, signed on loan from Italian rivals Udinese with the likes of Sulley Muntari, Riccardo Montolivo and Michael Essien in the middle of the park, has plenty of industry but precious little creation.”
 Bleacher Report  Yesterday
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

    Source: wikipedia.org

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    Goalkeepers
    Christian Abbiati Diego Lopez
    Michael Agazzi Gabriel
    Defenders
    Michelangelo Albertazzi Cristian Zaccardo
    Pablo Armero Didac Vila
    Mattia De Sciglio Ignazio Abate
    Adil Rami Alex
    Cristian Zapata Philippe Mexes
    Daniele Bonera
    Midfielders
    Nigel de Jong Michael Essien
    Riccardo Montolivo Andrea Poli
    Sulley Muntari Bryan Cristante
    Keisuke Honda Riccardo Saponara
    Hachim Mastour Stephan El Shaarawy
    Jeremy Menez
    Forwards
    Mario Balotelli Giampaolo Pazzini
    M'Baye Niang
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