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Michael Essien reveals he was rejected by Man Utd manager Sir Alex Ferguson for being too small

Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has revealed Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson rejected him twice - because he was too small.
Essien, 27, has been in inspired form as Carlo Ancelotti’s side made a perfect start to the season – even helping himself to two goals.

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karim2224d ago

hahaha...i'd love to see how SAF feels now :P

EatSleepPlay2224d ago

woww just like the daily mail said SIZE ISN'T EVERYTHING! united could have got one of the most complete midfielders in da world

jonnymufclawson2222d ago

this is bullshit because essien is 5 ft 10 and scholes is 5 ft 7.. why would fergie say he was too small when he was smaller