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Michael Essien eyes Chelsea stay

Michael Essien eyes Chelsea stay

Football Transfer Centre

Chelsea and Ghana international midfielder Michael Essien has no intention to leave the club, despite unrest at Stamford Bridge as they search for a new coach to replace Carlo Ancelotti.

Essien had been linked with a move to Spain, and Real Madrid were reportedly interested in the player.

However, Essien has declared his future lies at Chelsea.

"I am looking forward to next season, I want to win back the title and bring the Champions League to Chelsea," Essien told

"So I am not aware of not playing for Chelsea next season."