MICHAEL ESSIEN OPENS UP ON NORDSJAELLAND COACHING SPELL

Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has opened up on his time as a manager of a football club as he looks to advance in his career. The ex-Black Stars midfielder has recently joined the moving train of former players who have decided to take a different route from the aspect of football to management. Former players like Olé Gunnar Solskjær at Manchester United, Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid, Andrea Pirlo at Juventus, and others have taken huge steps to ensure that they find their way into management, with some of them thriving at it, while others have faltered at some point.

Essien, however, has spoken well of his first few months into management and has revealed that he hopes to maintain it on that same note. The former Black Stars star is the current manager at Danish side Nordsjaelland and is expected to be at the helm for the rest of the current campaign.

MENDY REVEALS BEST CHELSEA TEAM

New Chelsea player Edouard Mendy has revealed the best team in the history of the club. Edouard Mendy has been following the club before he made the move from Rennes last summer. Edouard Mendy talked about the best team in the history of his new club in an interview with the official website of the team.According to him, he watched the Chelsea team that had Didier Drogba and Michael Essien while he was young.

Edouard Mendy told the Chelsea website that the Blues team that had the likes of Michael Essien and Didier Drogbawas the best one. Chelsea were a formidable force under Jose Mourinho. The likes of skipper John Terry, Frank Lampard, Ricardo Carvalho, Michael Essien, Didier Drogba and Petr Cech were important members of the Chelsea team that won two successive league titles between 2004 and 2006.

JUVENTUS LOANEE ON SPURS RADAR

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly on the trail of highly rated United States of America international Weston McKenniewho's on loan at Italian champions Juventus from Schalke 04 in the German Bundesliga.

Weston McKennie joined Juventus from Schalke 04 on a season-long loan at the start of this campaign and he has been in impressive form for the Old Lady. He has been one of the shining lights in the Juventus midfield this season. The interest of Spurs in Weston McKennie who's said to have similar attributes to Michael Essien was revealed by Italian transfer news portal Calciomercato.

ESSIEN JOINS DANISH TEAM AS COACH

Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has joined a club in the top flight of Danish football in his bid to realise his ambitions of becoming a manager. The Chelsea legend has decided to become a football manager after an illustrious playing career. It was announced by Danish club FC Nordsjaelland some weeks back that Michael Essien has joined them as a coach.


It was disclosed via a club statement that Michael Essien is part of the coaching team for the 2020/21 season. Ex-Ghanaian international midfielder Michael Essien has decided to follow some of his former Chelsea teammates into management.

FLASHBACK: MICHAEL ESSIEN'S MOST MEMORABLE CHELSEA GOALS

Chelsea legend Michael Essien recently celebrated his 38th birthday, and what a player he was! The former Ghana midfielder was a maestro during his playing days and will have his name mentioned when talking about Chelsea's greatest players.
In his 256 appearances for Chelsea in all competitions, the former midfield star scored 25 goals since he joined then in the 1006 summer transfer window. He would then go on to spend six years at the club, helping the Blues lift a couple of trophies in the process.


One of the most memorable moments in his career would be the night when they defeated Bayern Munich in Germany to lift the UEFA Champions League. In all of the matches he played for Chelsea, there are a couple of them which he surely will never forget.

MICHAEL ESSIEN NAMES HIS BEST MANAGER

Ghanaian football legend Michael Essien has named the best manager he had during his illustrious football career. In a chat with TalkSport earlier this month, the former Blues midfielder talked about the manager he enjoyed playing for the most.

exit door when the current season reaches its conclusion.

Willian opens the door for Chelsea stay next season Brazilian winger Willian has hinted that he could be prepared to stay put with Chelsea beyond the current season. The 31-year-old has been in a contract standoff with the Blues over the past year and he has been widely tipped to head through the


The attacker has been holding out for a three-year deal during the course of the negotiations, but the Blues have refused to bow to his demands and are not prepared to offer more than two years on the new contract. Still, Blues boss Frank Lampard has expressed the desire to keep hold of Willian next term and the forward has refused to rule out the possibility.

Kai Havertz has not yet been offered a deal,says Bayer Leverkusen sport director

Bayer Leverkusen sportsdirector Simon Rolfes has said that Kai Havertz has not yet received any offers even though the speculations regarding the transfer to Chelsea has been fairly high. He has been linked with a move to Premier League club and with the Blues have already signed Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech. The player with his performance in this season for the club has caught the attention of Frank Lampard. In the current season, he has scored 12 goals from 30 matches and has helped Leverkusen to finish among the top five of the league.

Pulisic assures that he is 100 per cent fit for the FA Cup final

Christian Pulisic has declared he is 100 per cent fit for the FA Cup final against Arsenal in the upcoming Saturday. The player has been staying in the sidelines in the recent matches, as Frank Lampard is not ready to take any risks regarding the player’s fitness. In the match against Liverpool, he was in the field as a substitution and was able to score a goal and assist one as well. He was replaced in the last match of Chelsea against Wolves and was not included in the semifinal against Manchester United.

Danny Drinkwater has no regret over leaving Leicester City for Chelsea

England international Danny Drinkwater has said that he has no regrets over making the move to Chelsea from Leicester City four years ago. The midfielder was part of the Premier League winning side for the Foxes during the 2015/16 campaign but he thereafter made the switch to the Blues alongside N'Golo Kante.

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