A police spokesman confirmed on Monday that the former Chelsea midfielder’s vehicle was among a total of three stolen near the Blues’ training ground earlier this month
Ghana international and former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien’s Range Rover Vogue worth £75,000 (GHC440,000) has been stolen from the driveway of his Surrey home in Cobham where Chelsea’s training ground is based, a police spokesman said on Monday.
Burglars gained access into the player’s property and made off with the vehicle on April 7, according to reports.
“On Tuesday, April 7, Surrey Police received reports that three vehicles were stolen from two different addresses in Cobham in the early hours of the morning,” a spokesman for Surrey Police was quoted as saying by Sportsmail.
Cobham is a village in Surrey, south-west of London, England.
“A Range Rover Vogue was stolen from the driveway of one property while a Mercedes and a BMW were stolen following a burglary at another address.”
The 32-year-old, who now lives in Italy and playing at AC Milan, purchased the Cobham property while at Chelsea, where he spent eight seasons and scored 25 goals in 256 appearances.
Essien won two Premier League titles, four FA Cups, the League Cup and the Champions League with the Blues.
He also spent a season on loan at Real Madrid in 2012-13 and is currently on a one-and-a-half-year contract at Milan.