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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–Milan10(0)

2002–Ghana58(9)

Michael Essien : AC Milan News
“Fernando Torres is under pressure to hit form soon at AC Milan, but he has the backing of teammate Michael Essien.”
 Here Is The City  7 days ago
“AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien has insisted that he will play in any position on the pitch that his manager wants him to play.”
 Inside Futbol  7 days ago
“Should other results go their way, Milan will break into the top three with victory at Hellas Verona on Sunday and Ghanaian midfielder Essien believes that is exactly where the club need to be.”
 Football365  11 days ago
“Michael Essien says that AC Milan boss Filippo Inzaghi reminds him of Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti.”
 YAHOOSports  13 days ago
“AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien has backed Mario Balotelli to be a success at Liverpool. The Italy international moved to Anfield for around £16m in August, but has endured a slow start to life with the Reds.”
 Sports Mole  14 days ago
“AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien has hailed head coach Filippo Inzaghi and says he reminds him of Italian boss Carlo Ancelotti.”
 Eat Sleep Sport  14 days ago
“AC Milan manager Filippo Inzaghi managerial style has been compared to current Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelloti by midfielder Michael Essien.”
 Daily Mail  14 days ago
“Ghanaian football star Michael Essien has hit out at reports that he contracted the Ebola virus while on international duty.”
 International Business Times  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

    Source: wikipedia.org

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    Goalkeepers
    Christian Abbiati Michael Agazzi
    Diego Lopez
    Defenders
    Mattia De Sciglio Ignazio Abate
    Cristian Zaccardo Pablo Armero
    Daniele Bonera Michelangelo Albertazzi
    Philippe Mexes Cristian Zapata
    Alex Adil Rami
    Midfielders
    Jeremy Menez Hachim Mastour
    Stephan El Shaarawy Keisuke Honda
    Riccardo Saponara Giacomo Bonaventura
    Marco van Ginkel Sulley Muntari
    Riccardo Montolivo Andrea Poli
    Michael Essien Nigel de Jong
    Forwards
    Giampaolo Pazzini M'Baye Niang
    Fernando Torres
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