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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
“Ghana star midfielder Michael Essien could stay put with Serie A giants AC Milan despite reports linking him with a move away from the Estadio San Siro.”
 Ghana Soccemet  Today
“A swap deal is also tipped in the report, claiming that last year’s free transfer Michael Essien could be going the other way in exchange for Criscito. AC Milan to consider release of Michael Essien to Zenit St.”
 Spy Ghana  Today
“AC Milan could add Ghana midfielder Michael Essien in a bid to buy Zenit St. Petersburg defender Domenico Criscito.”
 Ghana Web  6 days ago
“Trabzonspor have made an official offer for Michael Essien to AC Milan, but the midfielder himself is not convinced about the move. Essien arrived at Milan from Chelsea in January this year on a free transfer and still has one year left on his contract.”
 Inside Futbol  12 days ago
“The Rossoneri could give the Ghanaian midfielder to Russian side Zenit in order to land Criscito. AC Milan could add Ghana midfielder Michael Essien in a bid to buy Zenit St. Petersburg defender Domenico Criscito.”
 Sports Peace FM Online  6 days ago
“AC Milan will reportedly offer Michael Essien to Zenit St Petersburg in hopes of lowering the price of defender Domenico Criscito.”
 Modern Ghana  6 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  6 days ago
“New coach Filippo Inzaghi has named his squad for AC Milan’s tour of the USA Midfielders: Zan Benedicic, Bryan Cristante, Michael Essien, Alessandro Mastalli, Andrej Modic, Sulley Muntari, Marco Pinato, Andrea Poli, Riccardo Saponara.”
 Forza Italian Football  Today
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
    Christian Abbiati Marco Amelia
    Ferdinando Coppola Gabriel
    Defenders
    Kevin Constant Cristian Zaccardo
    Matias Silvestre Philippe Mexes
    Ignazio Abate Urby Emanuelson
    Mattia De Sciglio Cristian Zapata
    Daniele Bonera Adil Rami
    Midfielders
    Keisuke Honda Valter Birsa
    Michael Essien Adel Taarabt
    Stephan El Shaarawy Kaka
    Bryan Cristante Nigel de Jong
    Sulley Muntari Andrea Poli
    Riccardo Saponara Riccardo Montolivo
    Forwards
    Robinho Giampaolo Pazzini
    Andrea Petagna Mario Balotelli
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