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33-Year-Old Forward     Everton  Premier      Full Name: Samuel Eto'o Fils


Cameroon

Birthdate:  March 10, 1981    Birthplace:  Douala, Cameroon    Nationality:  Cameroon    Height:  5' 10"    Weight:  165 lbs    

August 27, 2014    Samuel Eto'o News

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Eto'o has announced his international retirement.

Eto'o, who officially signed with Everton on Tuesday, goes down as Cameroon's all-time leading scorer. He scored 56 goals in 118 caps for his country. Entering the final stages of his illustrious career, the 33-year-old striker will be able to put his full focus into the Toffees following his retirement from international play.

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Samuel Eto'o: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

August 26, 2014

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Eto'o signed a two-year contract with Everton on Tuesday on a free transfer from Chelsea.

Eto'o was released from Chelsea at the end of last season, and had been flirting with a number of clubs before putting pen to paper on a permanent deal with Everton. He scored nine goals for Chelsea last season in 16 starts.

August 26, 2014

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Eto'o is reportedly close to signing a two-year contract with Everton, the Telegraph reports.

Eto'o was been linked with practically every club in Europe after he was released by Chelsea following his one-season stay with the club, and he reportedly was close to joining Liverpool too. However, the extra contract year may be enough for Everton to solidify his signature, as he will certainly be used as a striking mentor to Romelu Lukaku, who still figures to get the starts up front for the Toffees.

August 22, 2014

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Eto'o is on the verge of a move to Merseyside and will undergo a medical Friday before signing a one year deal with Liverpool, according to Goal.com.

Eto'o would be purely a move for depth and experience for an already crowded Liverpool attack. Barring a rash of injuries, the 33-year-old won't get enough time on the pitch to be relevant in most fantasy formats, despite scoring 12 goals in 34 appearances with Chelsea last season.

August 20, 2014

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Everton is continuing to consider a potential agreement with Eto'o as another striking option for the team, according to the Daily Mail.

Eto'o was released by Chelsea at the conclusion of last season, and has been searching for a club since. The striker has been linked with Ajax, Roma, and West Ham including Everton throughout the summer.

August 9, 2014

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Eto'o is currently negotiating a possible deal with Dutch side Ajax, ESPN FC reports.

Eto'o is available on a free transfer after Chelsea decided not to bring him back after his one-year contract expired. There are a few Premier League clubs that have been linked to Eto'o, but he continues to look for an opportunity to play in the Champions League, which Ajax can offer ahead of clubs like West Ham and QPR.

July 28, 2014

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Free agent Eto'o has been offered to West Ham as a replacement for the injured Andy Carroll, reports the Daily Mail.

The striker's wage expectations have been a stumbling block to finding a new club so far, and his expectation of 100,000 per week may be too much for West Ham to swallow.

July 8, 2014

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Eto'o may return to Italy after the player's representatives held talks with Roma, according to the Daily Mail.

The Cameroon striker was released by Chelsea following the last season, and has offers from Chinese and Turkish clubs on the table.