December 2006 (Video): Premier League hails Essien's stunner against Arsenal

Nine years ago, Michael Essien scored a stunning volley for Chelsea against Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.

The strike from Essien remains one of the all-time great Premier League goals and will likely be seen for many years to come.

To celebrate the occasion, the Premier League released the full goal of the month list from December 2006 and it is epic.

Featuring a trademark Matt Taylor long ranger, its followed up with stunners from the likes of Paul Scholes, Didier Drogba, Frank Lampard, David Bentley, Tom Huddlestone and Robin van Persie.

Simply brilliant!
Incredibly, THAT Paul Scholes volley at Villa might not have even been the best #BPL goal in December 2006! — Premier League (@premierleague) 2013-07-22 14:22:09.0

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