Tag Archives: Michael Essien

Chelsea need to renew Eden Hazard’s Contract – Essien


  Michael Essien has called on Chelsea to secure Eden Hazard on a new long-term deal as contract talks continue between the club and the player. Hazard has been in a sensational form this season, having racked up an impressive eight goals and six assists despite missing the start of the season with a broken ankle. Essien is still playing football ...

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Michael Essien tips Germany to win 2018 World Cup

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Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has tipped reigning world champions Germany to retain their title in Russia next year. Essien, who represented Ghana at the 2006 and 2014 FIFA World Cup tournaments, believes the Germans’ knack for showing up in big tournaments tilts the scale in their favor. “I think I’ll go for Germany. They are quite good when it ...

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Michael Essien to engage Chelsea fans in the US

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Chelsea fans in the United States will have a special opportunity to meet Chelsea legends Ashley Cole and Michael Essien during an exclusive viewing party of the Liverpool v Chelsea game this weekend. Cole and Essien, who made a combined total of almost 600 appearances for the club and won multiple trophies, will be meeting fans, signing autographs and taking ...

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Michael Essien backs Jose Mourinho to succeed at Man United

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Jose Mourinho has acted as a father figure to countless footballers over the years, but Michael Essien may be his most famous son. The Bison is one of only a handful of players to have enjoyed three separate spells under Mourinho, winning two Premier League titles, the FA Cup and the League Cup in the process. Their bond is so ...

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Michael Essien in work permit saga in Indonesia

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Persib Bandung duo, Michael Essien and Carlton Cole, are facing potential deportation from Indonesia following the club’s failure to provide them work permits. Essien and Cole completed a transfer move to the Indonesia outfit last month and made their respective debuts last Saturday in a 0-0 draw against Arema FC. But, the players and their club may soon be involved ...

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Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien gets powerful Indonesian bodyguard

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Former Ghana and former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has been given a powerful-looking man to guard him as his adventure in Indonesia takes off. The 33 year-old midfielder made headlines after agreeing to move to Indonesia with Persib Bandung. He looks to have done his calculations well and taken into accounts everything including his security and safety in the Asian ...

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Essien looking forward to Persib Bandung challenge


Former Chelsea and Real Madrid midfielder Michael Essien says the season ahead with his new Indonesian club Persib Bandung excites him. The former Premier League winner was recently unveiled to the fans and went and to have his first training session with his new teammates. The move unites Essien with former Chelsea teammate Carlton Cole who also forms part of ...

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Michael Essien: I have joined a great club


Former Chelsea and Real Madrid midfielder Michael Essien’s move to the Indonesian Super League to join Persib Bandung surprised many who watched him in his prime following the announcement of the deal. The 34 year old Ghanaian international has revealed that his decision was influenced by a myriad of factors that include the rich history and tradition of the club ...

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Video: Michael Essien on his move to Persib Bandung in Indonesia

Ghana international Michael Essien

Ghana international Michael Essien has made a surprise move to Indonesian side Persib Bandung . The 34-year-old signed for one season with the option of extending it by one more year if he impresses. Below is the video of the Ghanaian arriving at the club and speaking about his decision to move to the Asian club.     By: Rahman Osman/citifmonline.com/Ghana

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Essien joins Persib FC in Indonesia


Former Black Stars and Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has joined Indonesian side, Persib FC on a two-year deal. Essien has not been without a club since leaving Panathinaikos in 2016 but just last week, talks went on between Essien and representatives of the club and a suitable deal was struck.   The former Chelsea man was unveiled today at the ...

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