Essien heading to France- report


Essiennewchelsea~1According to France Football, Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien wants to leave the English Premier League side during the January transfer window for more game time.

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The Ghana international wants to be fully fit for next year’s FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil.

Essien has been down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge this season and will seeking a loan move with the French Ligue 1 considered his next destination.

The box-to-box midfielder was a hit in France after playing for Bastia and Olympique Lyon before his move to England.

The 31-year-old returned to Chelsea this season from Real Madrid where was on loan last term.

But manager Jose Mourinho has not been impressed with his output.

Essien has made only six appearances for Chelsea so far.

Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsola is aNaija247news' Southwest editor. He's based in Lagos and writes on the Yoruba Nation political issues, news and investigative reports

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