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8. Michael Essien (€38 million)

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LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 21: Michael Essien of Chelsea celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premiership match between Chelsea and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Stamford Bridge on November 21, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

One of Chelsea’s greatest ever midfielders, Michael Essien joined the Blues in August 2005 and went on to win two Premier Leagues, four FA Cups and the Champions League at Stamford Bridge.

The former Ghana international is currently paying at Sabail in the Azerbaijan Premier League.