Michael Essien to join Asamoah Gyan in china

FILE-In this Monday, March. 10, 2014, file photo, AC Milan's Michael Essien laughs during a press conference ahead of Tuesday's Champions League, soccer match against Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon stadium, in Madrid.Ghana midfielder Michael Essien says the 2010 World Cup quarterfinalists are “realistic enough” to know that they have a much tougher challenge this time. Ghana made the quarterfinals and barely missed out on the semifinals in South Africa after a penalty shootout loss to Uruguay.  (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki,File)

Ghana midfielder Michael Essien could be on his way to the Chinese Super League in the summer transfer window. Close source have revealed to Ghanasportsonline.com.

The 31-year-old has received several offers from Chinese Club who are willing to sign him from his current Club Panathinikos.

Essien had a fruitless season with the Greek giants after spending most of his time on the sideline due to persistent injuries.

The former Chelsea star was able to make just 9 appearances last season in the Greek Super League.

Panathinikos are reportedly considering offloading the player who remains the highest paid player at the Club.

The former AC Milan is likely to join countryman and close pal Asamoah Gyan in China


Source: GhanaSportsonline

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