Will love to play for Manchester United – Michael Essien
It is the dream of Ghanaian International, Michael Essien to play for Manchester United. The Lyon powerhouse has been attracting admiring glances from most of Europe’s top clubs and helped the French champions storm into the quarter finals of the UEFA Champions League when thrashing Werder Bremen over two leg
He disclosed that he came very close to playing for Manchester United when he was sixteen years but failed to secure working permit during the period.
Essien who believes Ghanaians no more love him indicated that currently, his best choice in the Manchester United setup is Lukaku.
“I’ll be happy to play for Manchester but, at the moment, I’m in Lyon and I have to concentrate on that.
“I like Old Trafford because it’s one of the nicest stadiums in Europe and, foremost, I like the coach [Sir Alex Ferguson] very well.” – he said.