Who’s the better midfielder? Twitter goes Gaga over Michael Essien and Thomas Partey comparison

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With football in most part of the world at a standstill, Ghanaian football lovers in bid to kill boredom have ignited a new debate on who’s a better player between African football legend Michael Essien and Thomas Partey.

Michael Essien, who’s now 37 years old and playing for Azerbaijan side Sabail was regarded as one of the best midfielders in the world during his prime.

Follow country mate, Thomas Partey isn’t receiving any different compliment, he is also regarded as one of the best midfielders in the world currently.

The duo share a lot in common, both play in similar position and share similar qualities. The phrase, “The one-man human wrecking ball who can also play football perfectly describes either of them.

It’s unclear as to who and what triggered this comparison, but below are some interesting opinions:

Verdict: From the opinions shared on Twitter, it is clear almost everyone believes Essien is the better player. Majority even believe it is preposterous to compare the two, and Partey isn’t yet close to Essien’s level.


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