Panathinaikos FC is delighted to announce that came to an agreement with Michael Essien. The Ghanaian midfielder will belong to our Club for the next two years and we welcome him to the family of Panathinaikos.

«I am very happy that I am here and that I will continue my career in Panathinaikos. I am looking forward to meet my new team and win trophies with my new teammates. I want to give back the love that everyone has shown me and to thank the fans that welcomed me so warmly», said Essien after he signed his new contract.