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Michael Essien wants to hit the ground running at AC Milan

Published on: 27 January 2014
Michael Essien

Michael Essien is delighted with the reception he has received from his new club AC Milan and expressed his eagerness to get started.

The Ghana international officially signed off on his transfer from Chelsea today, putting pen to paper on an 18-month contract with the Rossoneri.

Ahead of his presentation tomorrow, the 31-year-old spoke to Milan’s in house television channel on the experience so far.

“Thank you for the welcome, everything is making for a beautiful impression,” responded Essien on Milan Channel.

“Milan is a great club and I am happy to be here. I’m very happy for the words from Seedorf, he is a good person and I am happy to be here.

“And it is a pleasure to have heard his words [of support]. I await tomorrow, then there will be a presentation and afterwards I begin to train.

"I cannot wait to meet the team and the Milan family - from there we will see what happens.

“I always give the most, I fight for the team from the first minute. I hope to achieve something.

“Objectives? We shall see, now I am just waiting to start playing and to do my best for Milan.”


This article has 2 comment(s), give your comment
  • Edward says:
    January 27, 2014 05:30 pm
    I don't think essien needed a high profile team again. Hmm but we wish him all the best. But congrats to ghanasoccernet for their new interface. It's really cool. Hi5
  • Papadinho says:
    January 27, 2014 08:06 pm
    For real GSN I love New look of your site. Thumps up, greater things to come. Goodluck to Essien and I wish him all the best at Ac Milan Bless