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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
“Ghana midfielder Michael Essien has returned to training with Italian side AC Milan after recovering from injury, boosting his chances of making the Black Stars squad for the World Cup in June.”
 Ghana Web  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.”
 YAHOOSports  19 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  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  7 days ago
“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  17 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  19 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  19 days ago
“AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien is facing two weeks on the sidelines after suffering a thigh injury, the Serie A side announced Thursday.”
 United Press International  19 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
    Ferdinando Coppola Marco Amelia
    Gabriel Christian Abbiati
    Defenders
    Urby Emanuelson Mattia De Sciglio
    Ignazio Abate Cristian Zaccardo
    Kevin Constant Adil Rami
    Daniele Bonera Matias Silvestre
    Cristian Zapata Philippe Mexes
    Midfielders
    Stephan El Shaarawy Bryan Cristante
    Adel Taarabt Valter Birsa
    Nigel de Jong Sulley Muntari
    Keisuke Honda Kaka
    Riccardo Saponara Riccardo Montolivo
    Andrea Poli Michael Essien
    Forwards
    Robinho Giampaolo Pazzini
    Mario Balotelli Andrea Petagna