Thursday January 23 2014
Milan close in on Essien

Reports are growing that Milan are closing in on Michael Essien, with his representatives believed to be in the city.

The Chelsea midfielder has been suggested during this month as a potential midfield reinforcement for the Rossoneri, due to his perceived availability on a loan deal.

Whilst rumours quietened down following the Diavolo’s change in Coach last week, speculation today is that the club are closing in on a deal for the 31-year-old.

Reports this morning in France indicated that a deal to take the midfielder to San Siro was close to agreement and that has been followed up by Sky Sport 24’s assertion that Essien’s representatives are today in Milan for talks.

Essien has not played for Chelsea in the Champions League this term, so could appear in the competition for Milan against Atletico Madrid.

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