Essien excited about Mourinho return at Chelsea

Michael Essien is looking forward to returning to Chelsea and working again for Jose Mourinho. The pair were together last season at Real Madrid.

Michael Essien is looking forward to returning to Chelsea and working again for Jose Mourinho.

The pair were together last season at Real Madrid.

"I had a good year away with Real Madrid," he told chelseafc.com. "I really enjoyed the experience and working with Jose Mourinho again, and I am looking forward to seeing him again after my holidays. I was very happy to hear he was appointed the new manager, and I hope we can be successful next season."

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