Two days of action means flight cancellations have already begun
Essien has featured sparingly since Jose Mourinho returned to Stamford Bridge and has been given the go ahead to join the Italian club
Chelsea have reached an agreement for the transfer of midfielder Michael Essien to AC Milan, the Barclays Premier League club have announced.
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The former Netherlands international has hung up his boots to take the position
The Italian manager was due to leave the club at the end of the season
Irvine is sentenced to six months behind bars in an Italian court
Milan are already 27 points behind Serie A leaders Juventus in 13th position and Allegri admits he will not be in charge of the club beyond the summer
The photograph of Nina De Chiffre subsequently went viral on social media and was hailed as a symbol of peaceful protest in the country
Ajax supporters clashed with both AC Milan fans and Italian demonstrators as violence marred the build-up to the Group H decider
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An Italian court accused ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi on Friday of tampering with evidence by bribing witnesses during a trial related to his infamous “bunga bunga” parties.
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The interest in the game is in stark contract to the estimated 18,000-20,000 Polish fans who attended the World Cup qualifier against Poland last month
The Scottish side missed out on the chance to move into second place in Group H after a poor performance which ended in defeat in Holland
Fans chanted 'We are not Neapolitans' at Napoli supporters at the weekend