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Essien To Make Milan Debut

Ghana’s Michael Essien is set to make his debut for AC Milan on Saturday in an Italian Serie A match against Torino, and is aware the club is desperate for a win after falling 18 points behind league leaders Juventus.

Essien joined Milan from Chelsea in the January transfer market, and he admits it is a dream come true for him.

“I always said to my friends and family that before I finished my career I wanted to wear the Milan jersey,” said Essien.

“Then I spoke to (Milan coach Clarence) Seedorf and I didn't want to join any other team.

“My decision to come here was only for one reason and that is to wear the colours of a top club.

“I am delighted to be here, it's an honour.

“This is a dream come true.

“I can't wait to make my debut.

“This is a strange season for Milan (with them struggling in the league), but we will continue to do our best until the end.

“When you join a club like Milan you always play to win.

Essien added that he joined Milan to play with Champions and to earn a spot back in the Ghanaian international team in order to play at the FIFA World cup in Brazil later this year.

“There are many champions at Milan who, like me, have a great will to win,” added Essien.

“I know that if I play with continuity at Milan I will be able to showcase myself and be able to go to the World Cup.

“I hope to go to Brazil with Ghana.”

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