Youngster Pierre Ekwah acknowledges 'big brother' Michael Essien after signing for West Ham

Published on: 09 June 2021

Pierre Ekwah, a Ghanaian teenager born in France, congratulated Chelsea icon Michael Essien after completing his move from Chelsea to West Ham United.

Pierre Ekwah, 19, agreed to a three-year deal with a one-year extension option.

Michael Essien congratulated the youngster immediately after his transfer was disclosed on his Instagram page.

Pierre Ekwah reacted to Essien's Instagram message by referring to him as his brother and thanking him for his support.

In the 2018/19 season, Chelsea acquired Pierre Ekwah from Nantes U17, and he has since progressed through the levels at Chelsea.

The following is an Instagram conversation between former Chelsea player Essien and youngster Ekwah.


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