Michael Essien Reveals He Rushed To Real Madrid With Just Boots, Shin Pads And A Tracksuit

Previous Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien as of late discussed the time he made a very late credit move to Real Madrid in 2012. Michael Essien was continually connected with the Spanish mammoths all through the mid year of 2012. The aggressive midfielder consented to join Los Blancos after a call with then-Real Madrid administrator Jose Mourinho. Chelsea should confront Atletico Madrid in a UEFA Super Cup conflict in Slovenia when Michael Essien got a call from Mourinho.

Michael Essien missed the match that Chelsea wound up losing 4-1 as the Ghana worldwide joined Real Madrid later. Michael Essien uncovered that the exchange was snappy to the point that he just stuffed boots, shin cushions, some pants, a shirt and his Chelsea tracksuit to fly off to Madrid.

How the Michael Essien transfer went through

Michael Essien, while conversing with GhanaWeb, expressed that he got various calls from a weird number when he was in a lodging before the Atletico Madrid conflict. Michael Essien overlooked the calls yet his cousin demanded he answer the calls. Essien later discovered that Jose Mourinho was at the opposite finish of the call.

“Genuine Madrid were doing their haggling with my specialist and I was on the transport as we were going to leave to the arena. My operator said he needed to send some fax to certain individuals so I needed to yell at the transport driver to stop like some crazy person. Every one of my partners were seeing me like: ‘Michael what’s happening?’ The transport halted and I returned to the inn to hang tight for my operator. My operator came and sent the fax and fortunately everything got concluded on schedule,” included Michael Essien

Michael Essien transfer to Real Madrid happened in no time

Michael Essien then added that he came back to the arena however the Chelsea versus Atletico Madrid coordinate was over by at that point. He disclosed to his partners that he needed to come back to the lodging to complete the administrative work as the Madrid bargain came up. “After the decorations function, we returned to the changing area where I appropriately wished them farewell. I just took my shin cushion and boots and that is it. I said bye to everybody including Roman Abramovich, who wished me good karma,” said the 37-year-old Michael Essien. Michael Essien went through only one year at Real Madrid before coming back to Chelsea in 2013.

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