The 39-year-old is in talks with the Spanish club and that could be a surprising return for the player from retirement
Racing de Murcia president Morris Pagniello has confirmed ongoing talks to bring former Barcelona and Inter Milan striker Samuel Eto’o into the Spanish third division.
The Cameroonian legend retired from soccer in September 2019, after spending a year at Qatar SC, but could return by surprise to the pitch to help Antonio Pedreno’s team before their Copa del Rey match against Levante on December 16th.
According to the club president, the deal is at a ’50 -50 ‘level with the support of his sponsors and a transfer decision would be made in the coming days.
“At this time in the morning I would say that the signing of Samuel Eto’o by our team is 50-50,” said Pagniello. Brand.
“Next week we will know if we can sign Eto’o. If not, we have a Plan B ready.
“We have several investors in Mexico and the Emirates who can financially compensate for the operation.
“If we hire him, it’s the manager’s job to align him. But we are clear that the match against Levante is very important and that it is time for there to be exceptions ”.
Racing de Murcia is the most successful club in the Spanish Second Division with eight Second Division titles.
Eto’o is historically the winner of the most decorated African Footballer of the Year along with Yaya Toure with four awards each.
In addition to his achievements on the international stage with Cameroon, the 39-year-old enjoyed a successful career in Europe at Barcelona and Inter Milan, where he won four Champions League trophies in total, among other national honors.
source: – target