Ghana legend Michael Essien has reacted to West Ham United’s acquisition of Ghanaian youngster Pierre Ekwah.
West Ham completed the signing of the 19-year-old defensive midfielder who is likened to Michael Essien on Wednesday for an undisclosed fee.
Ekwah is one of the most talented players within the Chelsea youth ranks and was expected to break into the Chelsea senior team in the coming seasons.
Chelsea legend Michael Essien, who spent several seasons at the Stamford Bridge and was involved in the nurturing of Chelsea attacker Callum Hudson-Odoi, has expressed delight for the youngster over his move to Upton Park.
Ekwah has signed a three-year-contract with West Ham with an option to sign one more year.
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