Real name Michael Essien
Age 35 (Born 03 Dec, 1982)
Height 6ft (1.83m)
Weight 12st 2lb (77.1kg)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Nationality Ghana Ghana
Date Signed 01 Jul, 2015
Fee Free

Career

CLUB FROM TO FEE LEAGUE FA CUP LGE CUP OTHER
        APPS GLS APPS GLS APPS GLS APPS GLS
Panathinaikos 01 Jul, 15 Free 10 (2) 1 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0
Milan 27 Jan, 14 01 Jul, 15 Signed 10 (10) 0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 2 (0) 0
Real Madrid 31 Aug, 12 02 Jun, 13 Loan 19 (2) 2 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 7 (2) 0
Chelsea 19 Aug, 05 27 Jan, 14 £24,400,000 150 (18) 17 12 (8) 1 12 (3) 1 50 (4) 7
Lyon 01 Jun, 03 19 Aug, 05 £5,000,000 61 (10) 7 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 17 (1) 5
Bastia 01 Jul, 00 01 Jun, 03 Youth 55 (10) 11 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0
Totals     £29,400,000 305 (52) 38 12 (8) 1 12 (3) 1 76 (7) 12
Goals per Game       0.10 0.05 n/a 0.14

Games played by Michael Essien in 2017/2018

Michael Essien has not played any matches in 2017/2018

 

Match in Focus

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Poland v Colombia

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Colombia are unbeaten in their last seven games against European teams
Expert verdict
It was hard to assess Colombia after their 2-1 loss to Japan because they were massively handicapped by playing the vast majority of the game with ten men. James Rodriguez may be ready to start the second game and can help the Colombians bounce back against Poland, who were poor in their opening defeat to Senegal.

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