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Chelsea FC signs Samuel Eto'o from Anzhi

Chelsea FC and Manager, José Mourinho have signed Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o on a free transfer from Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala. The 32-year-old joins the 'Blues' on a one-year-deal

Eto' o while at Anzhi Makhachkala from 2011-2013, Scored 36 goals in 71 appearances.

Not forgetting Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was Eto'o's boss at Inter Milan when they won the Champions League in 2010.

According to Samuel Eto'o "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,"

Mourinho's sudden interest for the Cameroon striker came after Manchester United declared Wayne Rooney 'Not for Sale' which followed a lack of interest from Rooney to push for a formal transfer request.

The Russian club have also sold Brazil attacking midfielder Willian, 25, to Chelsea after their billionaire owner Suleyman Kerimov decided to significantly reduce the club's budget.

Samuel Eto'o joined Anzhi, where he reportedly earned £167,825 a week, in 2011.

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