4:15 PM EDT, Thu July 30, 2015
Daily Mail Jul 24, 2015

Michael Essien: Many players at Chelsea were characters and had big egos... as did Jose Mourinho but in a good way

Michael Essien has opened up about his time at Chelsea and revealed that Jose Mourinho does have an ego - but it's definitely not a bad thing.
The Guardian Jul 23, 2015
Michael Essien: ‘José Mourinho has a big ego but in a good way’

Michael Essien: ‘José Mourinho has a big ego but in a good way’

The Ghanaian midfielder tips Radamel Falcao to find his best form at Chelsea under the manager’s guidance while he himself beds in at PanathinaikosAmong a select group of players to be signed by José Mourinho not once but twice Michael Essien has a unique insight into what makes the Chelsea manager tick and he has backed him to succeed where Louis van Gaal failed in coaxing Radamel Falcao back to his best.The former Chelsea and Real Madrid midfielder, whose muscular box-to-box style was synonymous with Mourinho’s first spell at Stamford Bridge, can sum up his genius in a single word:...

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