Chelsea legend, John Obi Mikel, has named his former teammate Michael Essien as the Blues star that never gets the credits he deserves.
Mikel also described Essien as a powerful machine, adding that the Ghanaian is a gentleman outside of football.
Speaking with Dubai Eye 103.8, Mikel said, “Michael Essien never gets the credit he deserves.
“We call him the train, he is a powerful machine.
“The way he trains as well every day he is there working. Apart from playing football, what a gentleman he is.
“Like we say, he is the train, he is the bisect and that is what we called him