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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)

Ghana Ghana

Michael Essien Career
2000–2003Bastia66(11)
2003–2005Lyon71(7)
2005–2014Chelsea168(17)
2012–2013Real Madrid (loan)20(2)
2014–Milan18(0)

2002–Ghana58(9)

Michael Essien : AC Milan News
“Italian giants AC Milan have sent happy wishes to Ghana star duo Michael Essien and Sulley on Ghana’s 58th Independence Day celebration.”
 Ghana Soccemet  Today
“AC Milan reportedly are not willing to pay a single penny for Chelsea have had bad experience of having players suffering from ACL injuries; for instance Michael Essien never really returned to his best form for Chelsea and was eventually sold by”
 Soccer Lens  Yesterday
“AC Milan duo, Sulley Muntari and Michael Essien paid a surprise visit to in-form Black Stars midfielder Mubarak Wakaso in Italy.”
 Ghana Web  6 days ago
“Should De Jong depart, AC Milan are likely to make a move for Atletico Madrid What's more, former Chelsea midfield man Michael Essien is also set to be part of Milan's mass summer clear-out.”
 The Daily Express  11 days ago
“MLS expansion side Orlando City is a potential destination for Michael Essien, according to the former Chelsea midfielder's agent.”
 Modern Ghana  2 days ago
“The tight restrictions placed on players from outside of Europe may be a stumbling block, and were Serero to join, then one of Milan's Ghanaian duo, Sulley Muntari or Michael Essien, would have to make way.”
 Times Media Group  2 days ago
“It is not a good moment for the rossoneri, and Michael Essien was the one to make the comment on this Luca Antonelli, defender lent to AC Milan by Genoa, says that a good occasion for his team could already be this coming Sunday against Cesena, which”
 isportsweb  15 days ago
“AC Milan general manager Adriano Galliani visited the club's Meanwhile, Inzaghi won't pick Michael Essien or Sulley Muntari after both were heavily criticised following the defeat to Juventus last month, meaning his options are limited for Saturday”
 espnfc.com  17 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
    Michael Agazzi Christian Abbiati
    Diego Lopez
    Defenders
    Mattia De Sciglio Ignazio Abate
    Pablo Armero Cristian Zaccardo
    Michelangelo Albertazzi Daniele Bonera
    Philippe Mexes Alex
    Adil Rami Cristian Zapata
    Midfielders
    Stephan El Shaarawy Jeremy Menez
    Giacomo Bonaventura Hachim Mastour
    Keisuke Honda Riccardo Saponara
    Marco van Ginkel Sulley Muntari
    Andrea Poli Michael Essien
    Riccardo Montolivo Nigel de Jong
    Forwards
    M'Baye Niang Fernando Torres
    Giampaolo Pazzini
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