Real name Michael Essien
Age 32 (Born 03 Dec, 1982)
Height 6ft (1.83m)
Weight 12st 2lb (77.1kg)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Nationality Ghana Ghana
Date Signed 27 Jan, 2014
Fee Signed

Career

CLUB FROM TO FEE LEAGUE FA CUP LGE CUP OTHER
        APPS GLS APPS GLS APPS GLS APPS GLS
Milan 27 Jan, 14 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     £29,400,000 295 (50) 37 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 2015/2016

Michael Essien has not played any matches in 2015/2016

Match in Focus

17:30 TODAY BTEU

FK Qarabag v Celtic

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Qarabag have lost only one of their last 18 home matches
Expert verdict
Celtic are getting hot under the collar over a heat-baked pitch in Baku, which may not be up to scratch. It’s been blistering in the Azerbaijan capital – temperatures at kick-off are forecast to be in the mid-30s – so it’s an evening for staying cool, especially with only a 1-0 lead to defend.

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