Franck Kessie

Born: December 19, 1996 (age 20)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)
Weight: 11st 9lb (74kg)

Hometown: Ouragahio, Cote d'Ivoire
Nationality: Cote D'Ivoire flag Ivorian

Position: Midfielder
Sports Mole has 40 articles about Franck Kessie. Articles 1 to 40:
Sami Khedira and Eric Dier in action during the international friendly between Germany and England on March 26, 2016
This week's biggest games in football
Sports Mole rounds up the matches not to be missed during the international break, including high-profile friendlies and crucial World Cup qualifiers.
Nov 9, 07:00
Vincenzo Montella watches on
Result: AC Milan woes continue as Roma triumph at San Siro
Ten-man AC Milan fall nine points behind Serie A leaders Napoli due to a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Roma in Sunday's Serie A clash at San Siro.
Oct 1, 18:58
Zvonimir Boban in action for Croatia on July 08, 1998.
Zvonimir Boban: 'AC Milan have no superstars'
Former AC Milan midfielder Zvonimir Boban thinks that the club have "no superstars" at present, despite having signed several marquee players in the summer.
Sep 19, 21:20
Diego Costa eats his medal during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland on May 21, 2017
AC Milan confirm talks with Diego Costa's agent
AC Milan CEO Marco Fassone says that his club have held talks with the agent of Chelsea forward Diego Costa this summer.
Jul 27, 20:34
Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
Result: Rejuvenated AC Milan thump Bayern Munich in Shenzhen
Young striker Patrick Cutrone scores twice as AC Milan brush aside Bayern Munich 4-0 at the Longgang Stadium in Shenzhen.
Jul 22, 12:33
Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
Live Commentary: Bayern Munich 0-4 AC Milan - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of AC Milan's 4-0 win over Bayern Munich, as Patrick Cutrone got off the mark with his first senior goals.
Jul 22, 09:59
Portugal's Renato Sanches vies with Estonia's Ilja Antonov during the international friendly on June 8, 2016
AC Milan 'open Renato Sanches talks'
AC Milan reportedly open talks with Bayern Munich over the potential signing of Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches.
Jul 16, 21:03
Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci in action for his side during the international friendly with Germany in Milan on November 15, 2016
AC Milan confirm Leonardo Bonucci agreement
AC Milan reach an agreement with Juventus for the transfer of experienced Italian international centre-back Leonardo Bonucci.
Jul 14, 20:11
A general view of San Siro Stadium with only few fans before the AC Milan v Livorno serie A match on February 11, 2007
Andre Silva completes £35m AC Milan move
AC Milan complete the signing of 21-year-old striker Andre Silva from Porto in a deal worth a reported £35m.
Jun 12, 16:01
Chelsea's Diego Costa in action during the FA Cup final against Arsenal on May 27, 2017
AC Milan 'in talks with Diego Costa's agent'
A report claims that AC Milan are 'in talks' with the agent of Chelsea striker Diego Costa as they bid to bring the Spain international to Serie A.
Jun 8, 10:51
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Franck Kessie reveals delight at AC Milan move
Franck Kessie says that he wants to "become a champion" with AC Milan after signing for the San Siro giants.
Jun 2, 22:58
A general view of San Siro Stadium with only few fans before the AC Milan v Livorno serie A match on February 11, 2007
AC Milan sign Franck Kessie from Atalanta BC
AC Milan confirm the signing of Ivorian midfielder Franck Kessie from Atalanta BC on a "two-year loan with obligation to buy".
Jun 2, 19:13
Villarreal's Mateo Musacchio in action on January 28, 2012
AC Milan sign Mateo Musacchio from Villarreal
AC Milan sign Argentina centre-back Mateo Musacchio on a four-year deal from Villarreal, with the 26-year-old reportedly costing £15.6m.
May 30, 20:21
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Franck Kessie's agent denies Roma agreement
The agent of Atalanta BC midfielder Franck Kessie denies that his client has already agreed to join Roma this summer.
Apr 24, 16:40
Antonio Conte cleans his face during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
Roma 'have bid accepted for Chelsea target Franck Kessie'
Roma reportedly have a £24m bid for Chelsea target Franck Kessie accepted by Atalanta BC.
Apr 14, 11:52
A general view of a corner flag ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on January 31, 2015
Report: Atalanta BC want £34m for midfielder Franck Kessie
A report claims that Atalanta BC midfielder Franck Kessie could be on his way to the Premier League should Manchester United or Chelsea hand over £34m in the summer.
Mar 8, 13:29
Nemanja Matic of Chelsea in action during a Pre Season Friendly between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Chelsea 'to offer Nemanja Matic new contract despite looking for new recruits'
Chelsea are reportedly planning to open talks with Nemanja Matic regarding a new contract Stamford Bridge.
Mar 8, 11:57
Fans arrive at Old Trafford ahead of Man Utd's Champions League qualifier against Club Brugge on August 18, 2015
Franck Kessie: "I dream of Manchester United"
Atalanta BC midfielder Franck Kessie reveals that he 'dreams of joining Manchester United'.
Feb 23, 11:05
General view of a Chelsea Football Club sign during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Queens Park Rangers at Stamford Bridge on November 1, 2014
Report: Chelsea tracking Atalanta BC defender Andrea Conti
Atalanta BC right-back Andrea Conti is a target for Chelsea after being closely monitored by the Premier League leaders, according to a report.
Feb 19, 16:16
 A general view of stadium during the Serie A match between Atalanta BC and Hellas Verona FC at Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia on August 31, 2014
Franck Kessie "very flattered" by interest
Atalanta BC midfielder Franck Kessie says that he is "very flattered" to be linked with clubs in the shape of Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea.
Feb 14, 13:40
Radja Nainggolan celebrates with teammates after scoring in the Serie A match between Roma and Napoli on April 25, 2016
Alejandro Gomez: 'Franck Kessie has been sold to Roma'
Atalanta BC midfielder Alejandro Gomez claims that his in-demand teammate Franck Kessie has been sold to Roma, despite interest from a host of European clubs.
Feb 7, 16:38
 A general view of stadium during the Serie A match between Atalanta BC and Hellas Verona FC at Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia on August 31, 2014
Report: Manchester United in talks to sign Ivory Coast youngster Franck Kessie
Manchester United are reportedly in discussions over the transfer of highly-rated Atalanta BC and Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie.
Jan 15, 09:58
A general shot of the corner flag at Goodison Park prior to their Premier League clash with West Ham United on October 30, 2016
Everton 'agree £10.4m Ishak Belfodil fee'
Everton reportedly agree terms over a £10.4m deal to sign striker Ishak Belfodil from Standard Liege.
Jan 12, 13:46
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'No plans for January spending'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that 'nothing is planned' in terms of incoming players over the next four weeks, despite being linked with numerous names.
Jan 1, 18:33
Jose Mourinho borrows old pal Wenger's coat to attend the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester United on October 23, 2016
Agent confirms Premier League interest in Franck Kessie
Atalanta BC midfielder Franck Kessie is wanted by Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal, according to his agent.
Dec 28, 15:02
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte looks on during his side's Premier League clash with Southampton at St Mary's Stadium on October 30, 2016
Chelsea 'make £21m Franck Kessie bid'
Chelsea reportedly launch a £21m offer for in-demand Atalanta BC youngster Franck Kessie.
Dec 28, 13:13
Toni Kroos in action during the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Juventus 'to make £76m Toni Kroos bid'
Juventus are reportedly planning a £76m bid for Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos next summer.
Dec 24, 00:03
Massimiliano Allegri watches on during the Serie A game between Milan and Juventus on April 9, 2016
Juventus 'pull out of race to sign young midfielder Franck Kessie'
A report claims that Juventus no longer want to sign Atalanta BC youngster Franck Kessie, with Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur now the frontrunners to land his signature.
Dec 19, 14:12
A general view showing the Liverpool club badge at The Kop end prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on March 22, 2015
Liverpool 'eyeing up Franck Kessie swoop'
Liverpool are reportedly the latest team to enter the race for in-demand youngster Franck Kessie from Atalanta BC.
Dec 9, 19:20
Massimiliano Allegri watches on during the Serie A game between Milan and Juventus on April 9, 2016
Report: Juventus win Franck Kessie race
A report claims that Juventus have won the race to sign Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie from Atalanta BC.
Dec 1, 22:45
Eric Bailly in action for Manchester United on August 15, 2016
Jose Mourinho 'asks Eric Bailly about Franck Kessie'
A report claims that Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has spoken to centre-back Eric Bailly about his international teammate Franck Kessie, who represents Atalanta.
Nov 25, 18:58
A general view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City at Camp Nou on March 12, 2014
Report: Barcelona scout Atalanta BC's Franck Kessie
A report claims that Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez scouted Atalanta BC teenage midfielder Franck Kessie last weekend.
Nov 23, 14:48
 A general view of stadium during the Serie A match between Atalanta BC and Hellas Verona FC at Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia on August 31, 2014
Report: Inter Milan keen on Atalanta BC duo Mattia Caldara, Franck Kessie
Inter Milan are reportedly interested in highly-rated Atalanta BC youngsters Mattia Caldara and Franck Kessie.
Nov 22, 20:38
Massimiliano Allegri watches on during the Serie A game between Milan and Juventus on April 9, 2016
Report: Juventus eye Franck Kessie
A report claims that Italian champions Juventus are now in the race to sign Atalanta BC teenager Franck Kessie.
Nov 14, 13:39
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola gives instructions on August 24, 2016
Report: Manchester City join Franck Kessie race
A report claims that Manchester City are also in the race to sign Atalanta BC midfielder Franck Kessie.
Sep 25, 19:53
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Arsenal 'interested in Ivorian teenager'
Arsenal are thought to be monitoring Atalanta midfielder Franck Kessie.
Sep 25, 14:12
Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri smiles during the UEFA Champions League group stage match between Juventus and Manchester City FC at Juventus Arena on November 25, 2015
Report: Juventus, Napoli eye Franck Kessie
A report claims that Juventus and Napoli are both interested in signing Atalanta BC midfielder Franck Kessie.
Sep 17, 22:46
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Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie: 'I want to join Manchester United'
Atalanta and Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, a reported target for Sunderland in the summer, says that he hopes to join Manchester United one day.
Sep 16, 20:55
AC Milan head coach Sinisa Mihajlovic looks on during the Serie A match between Juventus FC and AC Milan at Juventus Arena on November 21, 2015
Sinisa Mihajlovic: 'Joe Hart could have done better'
Torino boss Sinisa Mihajlovic admits that Joe Hart "could have done better" on his debut for the Italian outfit this weekend.
Sep 11, 21:22
England's goalkeeper Joe Hart reacts after England lost 1-2 to Iceland in the Euro 2016 round of 16 football match between England and Iceland at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice on June 27, 2016
Result: Torino suffer defeat on Joe Hart debut
England goalkeeper Joe Hart's Torino debut ends in disappointment as the Turin outfit suffer a 2-1 defeat to Atalanta BC.
Sep 11, 17:12



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