Essien is the best player I have ever played with – Kuffour

Former Black Stars defender, Samuel Kuffour has insisted former Chelsea and Real Madrid midfielder, Micheal Essien is the best player he has ever played with.

According to the AS Roma and Bayern Munich defender, Essien has the requisite to read and understand the game of football and rate him as the player he has shared the field with.

“At the 2006 World Cup we (Ghana) believed that we could do something great and we had very good players like Appiah and Essien. And for me, Essien is the best Ghana player I ever played with in the Black Stars.

“He understands the game and makes it easier for his teammates whenever he is on the field’, the 41-year-old said on Metro TV.

Kuffour played with Essien in the Black Stars from 2002 to 2006.

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