Michael Essien

Michael Essien

Player Details

Name: Michael Essien

Date of birth: 03/12/1982

Place of birth: Ghana

Height: 1.78m

Club: AC Milan

Squad: 15

Position: Midfielder

Michael Essien transfer history

From To Date Fee
Bastia Lyon 02 Jul 2003 Undisclosed
Lyon Chelsea 19 Aug 2005 £24.5m
Chelsea R Madrid 31 Aug 2012 Undisclosed
Chelsea AC Milan 27 Jan 2014 Undisclosed

Michael Essien Season Stats

Competition Team PLD G YC RC
Barclays Prem Chelsea 2 (3) 0 2 0
Capital One Cup Chelsea 2 (1) 0 3 0
Champions League AC Milan 2 (0) 0 0 0
The FA Cup Chelsea 1 (0) 0 0 0
International Match Ghana 1 (0) 0 1 0
Serie A AC Milan 3 (3) 0 1 0
WC Africa Ghana 2 (0) 0 0 0

Michael Essien player characteristics

Characteristics courtesy of WhoScored.com, where you can find more stats, including live in-game data and unique player and team ratings.
Strengths Weaknesses
Holding on to the ball Very Strong Tackling Weak
Passing Strong    

Styles
Likes to play short passes Often
Does not dive into tackles Often
* Strengths, weaknesses and style of play are calculated from player statistics in domestic league games this season and last
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