Chelsea announce capture of Samuel Eto'o on one-year deal

Chelsea announce the signing of Samuel Eto'o from Anzhi Makhachkala on a one-year deal.

Chelsea have announced that they have completed the signing of striker Samuel Eto'o from Anzhi Makhachkala.

The 32-year-old has been expected to make the move to Stamford Bridge after arriving in London this week to complete a medical.

The Cameroon international, who played under Blues boss Jose Mourinho during his stint at Inter Milan, has put pen to paper on a one-year contract.

"I am very happy to be here but also anxious because I want to get playing as soon as possible," Eto'o told the club's official website.

"It wasn't a hard decision. I saw the qualities Chelsea have, and I was very happy with Jose Mourinho before, so when the opportunity came, I was very happy to take it."

Eto'o's arrival pours doubt over the potential swoop of Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, who was the subject of two rejected bids from the Blues during the summer.

Samuel Eto'o of FC Anzhi Makhachkala in action during the Russian Premier League match between FC Dinamo Moscow and FC Anzhi Makhachkala at the Arena Khimki Stadium on July 19, 2013
Read Next:
Chelsea offer Eto'o two-year deal?
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account