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Marcel Desailly

Marcel Desailly

Clubs played for: Nantes, Marseille, Milan, Chelsea, Al-Gharafa, Qatar SC (1986-2006)

Born: 1968

Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

Position: Centre-back/Defensive Midfielder

Biography: Arrived at the Bridge from Milan for a well spent £4.6 million. Was recognised for much of his stay as the best in the world in his position formed a formidable partnership with Frank Leboeuf. He captained the team for four years, becoming a firm fans' favourite. Is now a Unicef ambassador for his native Ghana and works as a pundit for Canal Plus in France, as well as the BBC.

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