Chelsea’s Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho, right, listens as Ghana international Michael Essien speaks during a news conference to unveil the midfielder at the club’s training ground in Cobham, Surrey, south east England, Friday Aug. 19, 2005. Chelsea on Friday announced the signing of Essien, from the French club Lyon for a fee of 24.4 million pounds (US $43.8 million, 35.9 million Euros). (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)