Football

.

Chelsea legend targeted by Serie A giants

Published Add your comment

Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has been targeted by AC Milan for a surprise January loan swoop as they look for experienced options to reverse their shocking start to the season, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.

Essien has been restricted to just four appearances in the Premier League so far this season, despite being reunited with Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge following a loan spell with the Special One at Real Madrid last year.

Milan are hoping that the Ghana international has become frustrated with a lack of consistent first-team opportunities, with the offer of a loan switch for the remainder of the season thought to be imminent.

The Rossoneri are currently languishing in the bottom half of Serie A following a wretched first half of the campaign, a whopping 17 points off Champions League qualification despite adding Kaka to a forward line which already includes Mario Balotelli and Stephan El Shaarawy last summer.

Blues boss Jose Mourinho is wary that Essien could be desperate for regular game time at the age of 31, which has prompted Milan chief executive Adriano Galliani to ponder a January loan offer that has yet to be formalised.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
AC Milan
Premier League
Chelsea
Football

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again