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Tottenham close to agreement to sign Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele in club-record deal worth up to £64m
comparisons in style to former Chelsea favourite Michael Essien since his emergence at Lyon. Tottenham's record transfer is Davison Sanchez
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Former Chelsea star Michael Essien believes Andreas Christensen could push for a winter departure from Stamford Bridge after struggling to garner regular gametime under Maurizio Sarri this term.
Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien will finalize his proposed move to Australian side Melbourne Victory in the coming days.
Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has joined Greek side Panathinaikos on a two-year deal.
Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien looks set to join Greek giants Panathinaikos on a free transfer.
AC Milan has dismissed rumours of Ghanaian international Michael Essien being contracted with the Ebola virus.
Chelsea have reportedly re-signed Tiago on a 2-year deal from Atletico Madrid.
AC Milan have completed the signing of Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien on a one-and-a-half year deal.
AC Milan have reportedly agreed a deal to secure the services of Chelsea's Ghanaian star Michael Essien.
Michael Essien has turned down a move to West Ham in favour of a switch to AC Milan in Italy. The Ghana international is close to agreeing a move to link up with new manager Clarence Seedorf at the San Siro.
Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien is reportedly closing in on a move to AC Milan during the January transfer window, as per Sky Sport Italia.
Reports circulating in Italian press suggest that new AC Milan Manager Clarence Seedorf wants to sign Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien. The Plans of the club in the transfer market have changed with the change in management and the deal would not have happened under previous management.
AC Milan are considering a move for Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien on a temporary basis, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.
Chelsea have completed the signing of Burkina Faso attacking midfielder Bertrand Traore on a four-and-a-half-year-deal.
Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien is apparently looking for an exit from the club during the winter transfer window, according to his agent.
Chelsea are readying a transfer offer for Marseille midfielder Giannelli Imbula during the January transfer window, according to The Daily Express.
Chelsea are reportedly leading the race to capture the signature of Germany and Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira, as per TuttoMercato.
Bayern Munich midfielder Luiz Gustavo will head to London for talks with Arsenal after the Gunners reportedly agreed a fee with the Bavarian giants for a transfer. The Gunners have been chasing the player for most of the summer and it is understood that a £14m deal has been agreed.
This summer Chelsea have been busy in the transfer market, signing the likes of Marco Van Ginkel and Andre Schurrle; but are these really the players that Mourinho needs?
The West London club seems to be the wish of a world class striker.The Stamford Bridge side, at present have lack of depth in the central midfield area. Newly appointed Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho though, has his plans clearly put up as he is trying to sign the very talented AS Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi.
With Oriol Romeu and John Obi Mikel vying interest from Valencia and Galatasaray respectively, the remaining midfield of Frank Lampard, Michael Essien, Ramires and recently signed Marco van Ginkel don't really guarantee the Blues fans as they prepare for a first class display in the upcoming season.
Its no secret to anyone that Chelsea are in the transfer market this season looking for a new youthful central midfielder, taking into regard how injury prone the likes of John Obi Mikel and Michael Essien have been in that particular area of midfield.