Ghana midfielder Michael Essien has been handed the number 15 jersey at AC Milan, GHANASoccernet.com can confirm.
The 31-year-old completed his move from English Premier League side Chelsea on Monday by signing a one-and-half-year contract.
Essien will be available to his coach Clarence Seedorf from tomorrow (Tuesday) when the squad recommence preparations and training ahead of this Saturdayâ€™s match at home to Torino.
He has made 462 appearances in competitive matches in Europe spread across Bastia, Lyon, Chelsea, Real Madrid and again with Chelsea.
In the 2012-13 season, Essien played 35 competitive matches for Real Madrid: 21 in the league, 7 in the Spanish Cup and 7 in the Champions League.