Michael Essien makes reserve comeback

Michael Essien
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Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien plays 75 minutes for the reserves as he steps up his recovery from a knee injury.

Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien stepped up his recovery from a knee injury by playing 75 minutes for the club's reserves this afternoon.

The Ghanaian international has yet to feature this season having ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament during pre-season training.

It is the second the time in his Blues career that the 29-year-old has suffered the injury.

He is expected to return to the Chelsea squad next month.

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