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M. Essien

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M. Essien
87

20

K.€

5

38

years

MID

Profile of M. Essien

Performance in the last match

Liga Azerbaiyán. Matchday 19. 1 year ago
Michael Essien
Michael Essien
38
years
Ghana
Ghana
84
kgs
MID
position
178
cms
5
shirt number
0
M.€
0
ELO
Personal data
Date of birth
03 December 1982
Place of birth
Accra
Country of birth
Ghana Ghana
Continent of birth
Africa
Region of birth
Africa Occidental
Status
Position
MID (Midfielder)
Dominant foot
Right
Potential
87
Career
Current club
Chelsea team
Main competition
Premier League Premier League
Previous club
Səbail team
Previous competition
Premyer Liqa team
Most common shirt number
5
Other shirt numbers
4, 15, 25, 8, 6, 10, 2

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

Last matches

2020
Events Pts.
Liga Azerbaiyán
01 Mar
FKN
Neftçi
1-1
Səbail
SEB
16'
5.4
Liga Azerbaiyán
23 Feb
SFK
Sabah
0-0
Səbail
SEB
80'
6.1
Liga Azerbaiyán
16 Feb
SEB
Səbail
3-1
Gabala FK
FKQ
62'
6.5
Liga Azerbaiyán
07 Feb
INT
Keşla
0-1
Səbail
SEB
71'
6.7
Liga Azerbaiyán
02 Feb
SEB
Səbail
0-1
Qarabağ
QAR
72'
5.6

Team's position in the competition

Matchday 38 PTS MP W D L GF GA GD
1
Man. Utd
Man. Utd 89 38 28 5 5 86 43 +43
2
Man. City
Man. City 78 38 23 9 6 66 34 +32
3
Chelsea
Chelsea 75 38 22 9 7 75 39 +36
4
Arsenal
Arsenal 73 38 21 10 7 72 37 +35
5
Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur 72 38 21 9 8 66 46 +20
Champions League
UCL qualifying
Europa League
Relegation
Position on the pitch
Main position
Central midfielder 88%
Other positions
  • Central defensive midfielder 12%
CM
CDM
Campo de Fútbol

Attributes

53
Tempo
74
Shot
70
Pass
61
Dribble
71
Defender
67
Physical
Long-range moving shot

Rating progression

Bastia
Olympique Lyonnais
Chelsea
Real Madrid
Chelsea
Panathinaikos
Persib
Səbail
Highest value in career
87 (2008)
Rankings
General
66902º
Age
421º
By country
337º gh
By position
22948º MID
By position
12532º MC MC

Evolution of market value

Bastia
Olympique Lyonnais
Chelsea
Real Madrid
Chelsea
Panathinaikos
Persib
Səbail
Rankings
General
87643º
Age
140º
By country
616º gh
By position
31061º MF
By position
15023º MC MC
Contract information
Último contrato
09-09-2020
Latest transfer
09-09-2020
Transfers
12 transfers
Total transfers
50.2M€
Último salario
227.5k€ annual

Professional performance

Average number of goals
Career 610
68
0.11
74

Teammates

Player rating and role
C. Azpilicueta
D
C. Azpilicueta
89
2
A. Christensen
D
A. Christensen
85
8
David Luiz
D
David Luiz
81
-2
E. Hazard
F
E. Hazard
80
-3
Oscar
MF
Oscar
79
-3
B. Ivanovic
D
B. Ivanovic
77
-4

Historical performance in clubs

By teams Season. MP GS Min.
Bastia
Bastia
3 75 64 5828' 12 22
Chelsea
Chelsea
8 257 224 20091' 25 45
Milan
Milan
2 22 12 1160' 0 4
Olympique Lyonnais
Olympique Lyonnais
2 96 84 7615' 13 19
Panathinaikos
Panathinaikos
1 16 14 1241' 1 3
Real Madrid
Real Madrid
1 35 31 2671' 2 7
Ghana
Ghana
10 52 49 4222' 9 8
Ghana U-20
Ghana U-20
1 7 7 630' 1 1
Persib
Persib
1 29 22 2040' 5 9
Chelsea Sub 21
Chelsea Sub 21
1 1 1 74' 0 0
Səbail
Səbail
2 15 7 616' 0 2
Ghana Sub 17
Ghana Sub 17
1 5 5 450' 0 2
By competition Season. MP GS Min.
La Liga
La Liga
1 21 19 1691' 2 4
Serie A
Serie A
2 20 10 1002' 0 4
Premier League
Premier League
8 168 150 13358' 17 28
Ligue 1
Ligue 1
5 137 117 10663' 18 38
Greek Super League
Greek Super League
1 13 11 999' 1 2
UCL
UCL
11 77 71 6218' 11 13
African WC Qual.
African WC Qual.
3 23 22 1868' 4 4
Copa del Rey
Copa del Rey
1 7 6 492' 0 1
World Cup
World Cup
2 4 3 289' 0 2
Africa Cup of Nations
Africa Cup of Nations
3 9 8 765' 2 1
FA Cup
FA Cup
7 20 12 1180' 1 0
U20 World Cup
U20 World Cup
1 7 7 630' 1 1
French Super Cup
French Super Cup
2 2 2 180' 1 1
International Friendly
International Friendly
6 15 15 1230' 3 1
Community Shield
Community Shield
4 4 4 360' 0 0
Coupe de la Ligue
Coupe de la Ligue
3 4 4 358' 1 0
Coupe de France
Coupe de France
5 10 8 728' 0 2
ISL
ISL
1 29 22 2040' 5 9
Premyer Liqa
Premyer Liqa
2 14 6 557' 0 2
Carabao Cup
Carabao Cup
5 15 12 1135' 1 6
World Cup U17
World Cup U17
1 5 5 450' 0 2
Greek Cup
Greek Cup
1 3 3 242' 0 1
Q. Europa League
Q. Europa League
1 1 1 59' 0 0
Premier League U21 D1
Premier League U21 D1
1 1 1 74' 0 0
AFCON Qualifying
AFCON Qualifying
1 1 1 70' 0 0

Teams played for

Bastia
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Bastia
3 season
12
75
Chelsea
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Chelsea
8 season
25
257
Milan
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Milan
2 season
0
22
Olympique Lyonnais
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Olympique Lyonnais
2 season
13
96
Panathinaikos
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Panathinaikos
1 season
1
16
Real Madrid
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Real Madrid
1 season
2
35
Ghana
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Ghana
10 season
9
52
Ghana U-20
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Ghana U-20
1 season
1
7
Persib
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Persib
1 season
5
29
Chelsea Sub 21
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Chelsea Sub 21
1 season
0
1
Səbail
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Səbail
2 season
0
15
Ghana Sub 17
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Ghana Sub 17
1 season
0
5

For the national team

Ghana
51 caps for Ghana
7 caps for Ghana Sub 20
9
0.17
0
8
0
Other information
Times called up
55
Matches as a starter
49
Off the bench
3
Debut
21/01/2002
Age on debut
19 years
Last match
26/06/2014
Age in last game
31 years

Teammates in the national team

Player rating and role
J. Mensah
D
J. Mensah
73
5
J. Boye
D
J. Boye
71
-3
H. Afful
D
H. Afful
68
-1
M. Wakaso
MF
M. Wakaso
66
2
K. Asamoah
D
K. Asamoah
61
-2
S. Asante
MF
S. Asante
59
1

Most important achievements

Milestones and events on this day
Team debut, Competition debut
Səbail
Səbail
Premyer Liqa
Premyer Liqa
07-04-2019
36 years
First goal at team
Persib
Persib
22-04-2017
34 years
Team debut, Competition debut
Persib
Persib
ISL
ISL
15-04-2017
34 years