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M. Essien

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M. Essien
87

20

K.€

5

38

years

MID

Career and titles won by M. Essien

List of clubs played for

Teams Season MP
MP GS MS MIN Age Pts. ELO
Səbail
Səbail
2019/20
11 0 0 2 0 11 6 5 444' 5 40
Premyer Liqa
Premyer Liqa
10 0 0 2 0 10 5 5 385' 37 0 M. 4.9 39
Q. Europa League
Q. Europa League
1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 59' 36 0 M. 4.9 40
Səbail
Səbail
2018/19
4 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 172' 4.2 41
Persib
Persib
2016/17
29 5 0 9 0 29 22 7 2040' 6.4 52
Panathinaikos
Panathinaikos
2015/16
16 1 0 3 0 16 14 2 1241' 2 M. 6.2 60
Milan
Milan
2014/15
16 0 0 2 1 14 8 8 807' 5 M. 5.3 59
Milan
Milan
2013/14
9 0 0 1 0 7 5 4 482' 2 M. 4.8 65
Chelsea
Chelsea
2013/14
11 0 0 5 0 10 6 5 508' 7 M. 5.3 70
Real Madrid
Real Madrid
2012/13
36 2 1 7 0 32 31 5 2680' 11 M. 6.7 72
Chelsea
Chelsea
2011/12
19 0 1 3 0 5 11 8 1055' 14 M. 5.6 72
Chelsea Sub 21
Chelsea Sub 21
2011/12
1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 74' 19 M. 4.8 73
Chelsea
Chelsea
2010/11
43 4 5 6 1 10 40 3 3573' 26 M. 7 81
Chelsea
Chelsea
2009/10
22 4 1 4 0 7 19 3 1706' 32 M. 7.2 85
Chelsea
Chelsea
2008/09
20 3 0 1 0 7 18 2 1463' 35 M. 7 85
Chelsea
Chelsea
2007/08
45 6 3 8 1 17 38 7 3434' 46 M. 6.8 87
Chelsea
Chelsea
2006/07
56 6 2 10 0 54 55 1 4996' 36 M. 7.2 86
Chelsea
Chelsea
2005/06
43 2 1 6 0 42 38 5 3462' 36 M. 6.8 84
Olympique Lyonnais
Olympique Lyonnais
2004/05
50 9 0 10 1 40 49 1 4370' 24 M. 7.4 84
Olympique Lyonnais
Olympique Lyonnais
2003/04
46 4 0 7 1 38 35 11 3245' 15 M. 6.6 76
Bastia
Bastia
2002/03
31 6 0 11 1 30 31 0 2699' 5 M. 7 73
Bastia
Bastia
2001/02
30 5 0 8 2 30 29 1 2547' 2 M. 6.9 59
Bastia
Bastia
2000/01
14 1 0 0 0 14 4 10 582' 4.8 38
552 58 14 103 8 416 461 91 41580' - - -

Career with national team

Teams Year MP
MP GS MS MIN Age Pts. ELO
Ghana
Ghana
2014
3 0 0 1 0 3 2 1 130' 7 M. 4.6 64
World Cup
World Cup
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 19' 5.6 M. 4.1 60
International Friendly
International Friendly
2 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 111' 7.7 M. 4.8 64
Ghana
Ghana
2013
3 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 215' 9 M. 5.6 68
Ghana
Ghana
2011
1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 70' 24 M. 5.8 79
Ghana
Ghana
2010
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 45' 34 M. 4.2 84
Ghana
Ghana
2009
7 1 0 0 0 7 7 0 622' 33 M. 6.2 85
Ghana
Ghana
2008
12 3 0 1 0 12 12 0 1001' 44 M. 6.8 87
Ghana
Ghana
2007
2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 165' 38 M. 6.1 85
Ghana
Ghana
2006
11 2 0 2 0 11 11 0 981' 34 M. 6.9 82
Ghana
Ghana
2005
3 2 0 1 0 3 3 0 243' 32 M. 7.4 84
Ghana
Ghana
2004
5 1 0 2 0 5 5 0 417' 18 M. 5.8 77
Ghana
Ghana
2003
1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 90' 14 M. 7.1 73
Ghana
Ghana
2002
3 0 0 1 0 3 3 0 243' 1 M. 5.3 59
Ghana U-20
Ghana U-20
2001
7 1 0 1 0 6 7 0 630' 6.4 41
Ghana Sub 17
Ghana Sub 17
1999
5 0 0 2 0 5 5 0 450' 6.4 29
64 10 0 11 0 62 61 3 5302' - - -

Career summary

Teams MP
Səbail
Səbail
15 0 0 2 0
Persib
Persib
29 5 0 9 0
Panathinaikos
Panathinaikos
16 1 0 3 0
Milan
Milan
25 0 0 3 1
Real Madrid
Real Madrid
36 2 1 7 0
Chelsea Sub 21
Chelsea Sub 21
1 0 0 0 0
Chelsea
Chelsea
259 25 13 43 2
Ghana
Ghana
52 9 0 8 0
Olympique Lyonnais
Olympique Lyonnais
96 13 0 17 2
Bastia
Bastia
75 12 0 19 3
Ghana U-20
Ghana U-20
7 1 0 1 0
Ghana Sub 17
Ghana Sub 17
5 0 0 2 0
616 68 14 114 8

Most important achievements

Milestones and events on this day
Debut, Team debut, Competition debut
Ghana Sub 17
Ghana Sub 17
World Cup U17
World Cup U17
11-11-1999
16 years
Team debut, Competition debut
Bastia
Bastia
Ligue 1
Ligue 1
30-09-2000
17 years
First official goal, First goal at team
Bastia
Bastia
07-02-2001
18 years
First goal at team, Team debut, Competition debut
Ghana U-20
Ghana U-20
U20 World Cup
U20 World Cup
18-06-2001
18 years
First goal at team, Team debut, Competition debut
Olympique Lyonnais
Olympique Lyonnais
French Super Cup
French Super Cup
26-07-2003
20 years
Competition debut
UCL
UCL
17-09-2003
20 years
First goal at team, First international goal
Ghana
Ghana
05-09-2004
21 years
Team debut, Competition debut
Chelsea
Chelsea
Premier League
Premier League
21-08-2005
22 years
Team debut, Competition debut
Milan
Milan
Serie A
Serie A
08-02-2014
31 years
Team debut, Competition debut
Persib
Persib
ISL
ISL
15-04-2017
34 years
First goal at team
Persib
Persib
22-04-2017
34 years
Team debut, Competition debut
Səbail
Səbail
Premyer Liqa
Premyer Liqa
07-04-2019
36 years
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Titles in the honours of M. Essien

2 World Cup participant
World Cup participant
2014 Ghana
2006 Ghana
1 Champions League winner
Champions League winner
11/12 Chelsea FC
3 English FA Cup winner
English FA Cup winner
2012 Chelsea FC
2009 Chelsea FC
2007 Chelsea FC
2 Champions League runner-up
Champions League runner-up
11/12 Chelsea FC
07/08 Chelsea FC
2 English Champion
2010 Chelsea FC
2006 Chelsea FC
2 English Super Cup winner
2010 Chelsea FC
2009
1 English League Cup runner-up
English League Cup runner-up
07/08 Chelsea FC
1 English League Cup winner
English League Cup winner
2007 Chelsea FC
2 French champion
French champion
04/05 Olympique Lyon
03/04 Olympique Lyon
2 French Super Cup winner
04/05 Olympique Lyon
03/04 Olympique Lyon

Past signings

Season. Date
Origin Destination Cost
2020/21 09-09-2020
Səbail
Səbail
Retired
2019/20 16-03-2019
Səbail
Səbail
Free agent
2018/19 20-03-2018
Persib
Persib
Free
2016/17 14-03-2017
Persib
Persib
Free agent
2016/17 20-09-2016
Panathinaikos
Panathinaikos
Free
2015/16 01-07-2015
Milan
Milan
Panathinaikos
Panathinaikos
Free transfer
2013/14 25-01-2014
Chelsea
Chelsea
Milan
Milan
0.5 M € Transfer
2012/13 30-06-2013
Real Madrid
Real Madrid
Chelsea
Chelsea
End of loan
2012/13 31-08-2012
Chelsea
Chelsea
Real Madrid
Real Madrid
Loan
2005/06 19-08-2005
Olympique Lyonnais
Olympique Lyonnais
Chelsea
Chelsea
38 M € Transfer
2003/04 01-07-2003
Bastia
Bastia
Olympique Lyonnais
Olympique Lyonnais
11.7 M € Transfer
2000/01 30-08-2000
Liberty Professionals FC
Liberty Professionals FC
Bastia
Bastia
Transfer

List of injuries

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  • 1
    Thigh
  • 1
    Thigh
  • 1
    Knee
  • 1
    Knee
  • 1
    Thigh
  • 1
    Knee
  • 3
    Thigh
  • 3
    Knee
  • 1
    Other
  • 1
    Other
  • Archive 2015

    • Cause: Tear in the abductor muscle
      From 22 July until 22 October
    • Cause: Unknown
      From 03 April until 02 June
  • Archive 2014

    • Cause: Muscle fibre tear
      From 02 April until 24 April
  • Archive 2012

    • Cause: Cruciate ligament tear
      From 11 July until 11 January
  • Archive 2011

    • Cause: Cruciate ligament tear
      From 11 July until 11 January
  • Archive 2010

    • Cause: Damaged meniscus
      From 20 January until 17 July
    • Cause: Thigh injury
      From 12 December until 09 January
  • Archive 2009

    • Cause: Thigh injury
      From 12 December until 09 January
    • Cause: Cruciate ligament tear
      From 09 September until 01 March
  • Archive 2008

    • Cause: Cruciate ligament tear
      From 09 September until 01 March
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