Under threat of relegation, Greek club settling Essien debt

From FOX Sports - April 17, 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP)Panathinaikos says long-delayed payments have been made to Michael Essien and two others in an effort to avoid losing nine points as the Greek club struggles with mounting debts and the threat of relegation.

A sports judge ordered Panathinaikos to settle debts with Essien, Argentine winger Sebastian Leto and Spanish forward Toche within three days or lose the points. Club officials did not say how much money had been paid.


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