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Essien included in AC Milan’s Champions League squad


Clarence Seedorf coach of AC Milan has included new signing Micheal Essein in his 24-man squad for the knockout stages of UEFA Champions League.

Milan made several changes in the initial squad, Clarence Seedorf took out Matias Silvestre, Antonio Nocerino and Alessandro Matri , the trio have joined other clubs.

He included Adil Rami, Michael Essien and Adel Taarabt, recent additions made by the club in the winter transfer window.

Striker, Stephan El Shaarawy has been moved to the B list. Gabriel, Silvestre, Riccardo Saponara and Keisuke Honda are cup-tied, and will not be available for selection.

AC Milan will play in form Athletico Madrid in the round of 16 stage of the competition later this month.

AC Milan Squad                               

Goalkeepers: Marco Amelia, Christian Abbiati, Ferdinando Coppola

Defenders: Ignazio Abate, Daniele Bonera, Mattia De Sciglio, Phillipe Mexes, Adil Rami, Christain Zaccardo, Christia Zapata.

Midfielders: Valta Birsa, Kevin  Constant, Bryan Cristante, Nigel  De Jong, Urby Emanuelson, Micheal  Essien,  Riccardo Montolivo, Sulley  Muntari, Andrea Poli.

Strikers: Mario Balotelli, Robinho, Riccardo Kakà, Gampaolo Pazzini, Adel Taarabt.

Player list B: Zan Benedicic,Stephen  El Shaarawy, Lorenzo Ferrari,Lucca Iotti,  Andej Modic,Alex Pedone, Petagna,Marco Pinato.





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