The wife of former Chelsea, Real Madrid and AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien has bought Italian third-division side Como at an auction.
Akosua Puni Essien bought the club for €237,000. The price does not include the training centre or the Calcio Como brand, and the team will now be known as FC Como.
A club statement said Puni Essien will return to Como soon and that she is "honoured to be part of a club which has 110 years of history.''
Como were relegated from Serie B last season and are...