The Ghanian midfielder has not made his Panathinaikos debut yet struggling with injury problems since the start of the season.

However he tries hard in training as he seems ready to be 100% ready imminently.

Yesterday, despite the day off, Essien went to Panathinaikos training ground and worked intensively, showing that he vows to come back in action stronger than ever.

Essien gathers pace for full fitness