Ghana midfielder Micheal Essien revealed how his Black Stars midfield counterpart Sulley Muntari influenced his move to Italian giants AC Milan.
Sulley Muntari who played for AC Milan from the years of 2012 to 2015 was able to lure his age long friend and playmate to join the Rossoneri.
According to Micheal Essien it was Sulley Muntari who first gave him the first call before he signed with AC Milan for one year and a half in 2014
“I had a call from Milan and it was my best friend Muntari who called me and said AC Milan are interested in you.”
“I said to myself it will be great to go there and play with him.
Sulley Muntari and Micheal Essien both played in the 2006 World Cup and 2008 African Cup of Nation as integral parts of the Ghana Black Stars.
It was the chance for both of them to reunite and play for the same club in Europe
“It was a also nice for both of us to play for the same team in Europe”
Both players left AC Milan in June 2015.