Ghanaian Michael Essien feels grateful to Panathinaikos and wants to help the Greek club.
As SportDay reports, the 32-year-old midfielder keeps saying to the people around him that "I want to help Panathinaikos. They have treated me amazing from the beginning I want to pay back. I don't care about money, I just want to play. That is why I keep trying".
The newspaper claims that if things do not go as expected, Essien will not take advantage of his contract.