Everton has agreed to a two-year deal with former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o. Eto'o was released by Chelsea last May.
Everton and former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o have agreed to a two-year deal, the club announced Tuesday.
Eto'o was released by Chelsea after last season. The 33-year-old Cameroon international had also received interest from Liverpool.
Before joining Chelsea, Eto'o spent two seasons with Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala. He's also played with Internazionale, Barcelona and Mallorca.
Eto'o scored 12 goals in 29 games across all competitions for Chelsea last season. He appeared in one game for Cameroon at this summer's FIFA World Cup, in which the team went winless in its three group play matches.
"I have been very impressed by the style of play Everton adopt. I could see straight away that at this club I will have the opportunity to play football. I had the chance to speak with the manager over the last few days and we agreed that this was what we would do.
In July, Everton signed striker Romelu Lukaku to a five-year contract.
Everton and Chelsea will meet this Saturday at Goodison Park.
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