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29-Aug-2013  
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Chelsea have confirmed the signing of striker Samuel Eto'o from Anzhi Makhachkala on a one-year deal.

Jose Mourinho has tracked Wayne Rooney for much of the summer, with two bids rejected, but the Portguese sanction the move for the 32-year-old after abandoning their pursuit of the Manchester United man.

Eto'o shined under Mourinho during Inter's Champions League-winning 2009-10 season, before becoming the highest-paid player in the world - earning a reported 300,000 [167,825] a week - when he moved to Anzhi and is delighted to be reunited with the Chelsea boss.

"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," he told the club's official website.

Eto'o becomes Chelsea's second summer recruit from the Russia outfit after Willian's arrival on Wednesday for 31.7m, joining Cristian Cuevas, Andre Schurrle, Mark Schwarzer and Marco van Ginkel st Stamford Bridge.
 
 
 
Source: BBC
 
 

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