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Date of birth/Age: Dec 3, 1982 (38)

Place of birth: GhanaAccra

Citizenship: GhanaGhana

Height: 1,78 m

Position: Defensive Midfield

Former International: GhanaGhana

Caps/Goals: 58/9

Michael Essien
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since: Sep 9, 2020 Last club: FK Sabail
Most games for: Chelsea
Career break since: Sep 9, 2020
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Player data

Main position
Main position :
Defensive Midfield
Other position:
Central Midfield
Right-Back
Market value
Current market value:
200 k €
Last update:
Jun 29, 2020
Highest market value: Last update:
38.00 m €
Aug 22, 2005
Facts and data
Name in home country: Michaël Kojo Essien
Date of birth: Dec 3, 1982
Place of birth: Accra  Ghana
Age: 38
Height: 1,78 m
Citizenship: Ghana  Ghana
France  France
Position: midfield - Defensive Midfield
Foot: right
Current club: Career break Career break
Joined: Sep 9, 2020
Contract expires: -
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Transfer history

Season Date Left Joined MV Fee  
20/21 Sep 9, 2020 FK Sabail Career break 200 k € -
18/19 Mar 16, 2019 Without Club FK Sabail 500 k € -
17/18 Mar 20, 2018 Persib Bandung Without Club 500 k € -
16/17 Mar 14, 2017 Without Club Persib Bandung 800 k € -
16/17 Sep 20, 2016 Panathinaikos Athens Without Club 800 k € -
15/16 Jul 1, 2015 AC Milan Panathinaikos Athens 1.00 m € free transfer
13/14 Jan 25, 2014 Chelsea FC AC Milan 7.50 m € 500 k €
12/13 Jun 30, 2013 Real Madrid Chelsea FC 10.00 m € End of loan
12/13 Aug 31, 2012 Chelsea FC Real Madrid 24.00 m € loan transfer
05/06 Aug 19, 2005 Olympique Lyon Chelsea FC 23.00 m € 38.00 m €
03/04 Jul 1, 2003 SC Bastia Olympique Lyon - 11.70 m €
00/01 Aug 30, 2000 Liberty Professionals FC SC Bastia - ?
Total transfer fees : 50.20 m €  
Youth clubs
Liberty Professionals Accra

National team career

# National team Debut  
5 Ghana Jan 4, 2002 58 9
4 Ghana - 6 1
- Ghana - 5 -
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