An information published yesterday by French media says that Samuel Eto’o Fils has missed an opportunity to compete for the first time in his rich career in the Ligue 1, the elite professional championship in France.
After less than two months of vacation, Samuel Eto’o has resumed training since last week with Antalyaspor, Turkish Super Lig club which finished the last season in 5th place. Following an early 2016/2017 championship missed, Antalyaspor recovered from the hair of the beast thanks to, among others, Samuel Eto’o, author of 18 goals last season.
While there is every reason to believe that the former captain of the indomitable Lions, the Cameroon national team, will continue his career under the colors of Antalyaspor, indiscretions indicate that the quadruple African best player is inhabited by cravings of departure.
In the aftermath, French media announced yesterday that the former Pichichi of FC Barcelona, tried in vain, in this period of the transfer window, to be recruited by Olympique Marseille, mythical club of the Ligue 1 championship in France.
According to our colleagues, Samuel Eto’o, 36-year old, would have demanded a two-year contract and an annual salary of 4 million euros (just over 2 billion 500 million FCFA) from the leaders of OM. He was not finally recruited. “At this price, the sports director Andoni Zubizarreta can actually find better than a striker at the end of his career,” concluded our French colleague Eric Berthsy