Former Ghana midfielder, Michael Essien has confirmed his exit from Azerbaijani club, Sabail FK.
The 2012 Champions League winner with Chelsea joined Sabail FK on a one-year deal last summer after leaving Indonesian outfit Persib Bandung.
Essien made 10 appearances for the club before the league was halted amid the coronavirus crisis.
The 39-year-old confirmed his departure on his official Instagram page announcing that his time at the club has come to an end.
"It's been a great pleasure until we meet again; stay strong and safe..."
Essien is widely expected to call time on his playing career and focus on coaching having completed his UEFA B badges two years ago.