EPL: Essien predicts Chelsea’s season, speaks on Hazard

EPL: Essien predicts Chelsea’s season, speaks on Hazard

Former Chelsea midfielder, Michael Essien has predicted that the club can win the Premier League title this season. The 35-year-old is also hoping that forward, Eden Hazard, would remain at Stamford Bridge and continues his impressive form. Hazard was tipped to leave the West London club during the transfer window in the summer, with Real Madrid said to be interested, after admitting in July that he was tempted to try “something different”. The Belgium international…

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Mikel, Essien react to Chelsea legend, John Terry’s retirement

Mikel, Essien react to Chelsea legend, John Terry’s retirement

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi and former Ghanaian international, Michael Essien ‏have reacted to the retirement of Chelsea legend, John Terry from football. Recall that Terry on Sunday evening announced his retirement from football, via his Instagram page. Mikel and Essien, who played alongside Terry for many years at Chelsea, congratulated the former centre-back, adding that it was an honour to have played alongside the 37-year-old. “Congratulations on a fantastic career old boy! Good…

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Michael Essien retires from international football

Michael Essien retires from international football

Michael Essien has announced his retirement from international football, after over 12 years of representing Ghana. The 35-year-old, who is currently without a club after parting ways with Indonesian outfit Persib Bandung, last played for the Black Stars in 2014 at the World Cup in Brazil. Essien was one of the three players, alongside Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng, accused of masterminding agitations for players appearance fees during the tournament. “If I am called to…

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