Chelsea star Michael Essien has the backing of manager Jose Mourinho
We take a look at some of the Chelsea fringe players who would be better off elsewhere
Michael Essien is happy at Chelsea - despite not playing a single minute of Premier League football this season
Watch: Santi Cazorla performs humiliating nutmeg on Michael Essien
We look at five Premier League players who could've taken on the world if they hadn't succumbed to injury
Here is a look at a Chelsea XI made out of all the midfield options they have
Essien and Fletcher left out by their respective clubs as teams announce their Champions League squads.
Michael Essien has been left out of Chelsea's Champions League squad
We take a look at five stars from the great continent currently plying their trade in the Premier League
Jose Mourinho has plenty of options on his return to Stamford Bridge
Michael Essien can make the right-back position his own at Chelsea next season
Chelsea's squad need to deliver if success will be had this season
Nigerian International could struggle to force a first team place at Stamford Bridge
We could be seeing a rejuvenated Michael Essien this season
Michael Essien has returned to Chelsea after a loan spell at Real Madrid - but is he still good enough for the Blues?
Michael Essien, Emmanuel Adebayor & Djbril Cisse take part in Game of Hope dance-off
Video: Real Madrid stars struggle with video to promote Michael Essien's 'Game of Hope'
Watch Didier Drogba score a wondergoal & get embarrassed by Per Mertesacker in Michael Ballack’s farewell match
Michael Essien ready to return to Chelsea under Jose Mourinho
Arsenal & Stoke City in transfer battle over Andreas Cornelius