Essien to join AC Milan

Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien is poised to move to AC Milan.

Last Updated: 24/01/14 at 23:42 Post Comment

Michael Essien: Set to join AC Milan

Michael Essien: Set to join AC Milan

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Chelsea have reached an agreement for the transfer of midfielder Michael Essien to AC Milan, the Barclays Premier League club have announced.

The 31-year-old has found opportunities limited at Stamford Bridge since returning from a loan spell at Real Madrid last season and had permission from Jose Mourinho to leave.

A Chelsea statement on Friday night confirmed a deal had been struck with Milan for the Ghana international.

It read: "Chelsea Football Club and AC Milan have reached an agreement for the transfer of Michael Essien to the Serie A side.

"Essien has travelled to Italy and the completion of the move is subject to him agreeing personal terms with Milan and passing a medical examination."


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