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Remember Michael Essien? See What He Is Currently Doing

Michael Essien is one of the greatest African footballers to ever play in the English Premier League. The Ghanaian international was famous during his Chelsea days where he spent a total of nine years. It is arguable that Michael Essien was among the best defensive midfielders in the English Premier League during his prime days.


Apart from Chelsea, Essien played for Bastia, Lyon, Real Madrid, AC Milan and Panathinaikos. He is among the African footballers who Jose Mourinho really loved. During his Premier League days, Essien won two EPL titles, 4 FA Cups, EFL trophy, FA Community Shield and a UEFA Champions League title.

Michael Essien announced his retirement from professional football in in 2020. After retiring, it was revealed that Michael Essien was studying about sports management. At the same time, he was training with Danish Superliga club FC Nordsjaelland as one of the coaches. As of now, Michael Essien is the assistant manager of FC Nordsjaelland.

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