Michael Essien: The Ghana midfielder loses €500,000 at Panathinaikos

Michael Essien

The Black Star Michael Essien is reportedly lost his extra bonus of €500,000 as he will not set to play65% of Panathinakos’ official matches.

The source brings the report that the Ghanaian midfielder sings a contract with the top-flight stipulates that he will earn €700,000 in bonuses if the club excels in the league at the end of the season.

But the Ghanaian won’t been able to play 65% of the matches of the club by the end of the season that means he will lose the €500,000.

According to the sourceMichael Essienhas so far played 38.2% of Panathinaikos officials matches that is 13 appearances in 34 games.This means he will not be able to reach the quota by the end of the season.

Even if he will appear in all of the remaining seven matches in the normal season and six in the play-offs, the former Chelsea and AC Milan star will be unable to reach the target for the money to hit his bank account.