Essien named in Real Madrid squad for Copa del Rey
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has named Michael Essien in his 20-man squad to face Celta Vigo tonight in the quarter-final of the Copa del Rey.
Essien has been sidelined for recent matches after an allergic reaction to a medicine given to him by the club.
The 30-year-old was at his parent club Chelsea last week but returned to Madrid to train with the Los Blancos.
The on-loan player has been one of the most versatile players at the Santiago Bernabeu.