Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has named Ghana international Michael Essien in the list of greatest players he has coached.
Mourinho managed Essien in two different spells at English Premier League side Chelsea and Spanish La Liga side Real Madrid.
Essien, 34, is also on record to have called the Portuguese trainer "daddy" on account of the close bond between them.
Mourinho was hesitant in creating a specific team but he mentioned Porto, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Chelsea icons in an impressive list of names.
Petr Cech, Ricardo Carvalho, John Terry, Michael Essien, Frank Lampard and, perhaps surprisingly, Nemanja Matic...
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