Samuel Eto’o has dismissed media reports that he might be signing for Manchester United during the summer.
The former Cameroon international has stated that he is not going anywhere for the time being, but he has conceded that he needs competition.
Samuel Eto’o, who is currently playing for the Turkish side, Antalyaspor has stated that he still have lots to give on the pitch, and he might be interested in seeking another challenge to his career. But he said that there is no contact made with Manchester United and that these are just rumors.
Indeed, Manchester United is currently being linked to every striker on the planet as the English side look for options to improve their attack ahead of the next season. They have been previously been linked with Neymar as well as Ibrahimovic.
Samuel Eto’o joined Antalyaspor in 2015 from Sampdoria. So far he had made 30 appearances for the Turkish side and scored 20 goals for them. He ended the season as the top scorer. He is currently under contract until 2018 with them. Read the rest of this entry »04.28.16
Having lost the qualification for the African tournament again, leaving lots of Nigerians disappointed, The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) this week reiterated their resolution to ensure that the African giant qualify for the World Cup Finals billed for Russia in 2018.
The spokesman for the Football Federation, Ademola Olajire, released a statement in Lagos, Nigeria.
He said: “The Executive Committee resolved that the Board, Management, Players and officials of the Super Eagles, and indeed every personality involved one way or the other, must work assiduously to ensure Nigeria’s qualification for the World Cup. The Committee received reports from the ad-hoc committees put in place to compose governance structures for the Nigeria National League, Nigeria Women Football League and Nationwide League One. It also directed that all efforts must be made by the different leagues to start their seasons as soon as possible.”
Nigeria recently lost of the African Cup finals after losing to Egypt. The loss drew the ire of Nigerians who had rallied around to support the team. Read the rest of this entry »11.26.15
Wayne Rooney has not scored a single goal from the opening 3 matches of the season of Manchester United as the English attacker is having a difficult time trying to become the reliable goal-scoring output that was expected of him in this new season.
The attacking department of Manchester United is not the same it was a few seasons ago when it had Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie scoring goals on a consistent basis. Robin van Persie made his way to Fenerbahce and Louis van Gaal signed Memphis Depay but despite having the combination of Rooney alongside with Depay, the Premier League club has only managed to score 1 goal from the opening 3 games of the 2015-16 season of the Premier League.
There is more pressure which is being placed on Wayne Rooney than any other player as the captain has not found the way to push his team forward and he has not managed to score a goal for Manchester United since April when he found the back of the net when facing off with Aston Villa. Read the rest of this entry »06.27.15
Samuel Eto’o joined Sampdoria in January of the current year as he signed a 2 year long contract but the president of the Italian club has confirmed that Eto’o will not be able to fulfill his entire contract as the player will be leaving Sampdoria after failing to impress.
Eto’o made a total of 18 appearances and has scored only 2 goals. Massimo Ferrero has revealed information concerning the situation of Eto’o as the president of Sampdoria said: “I think this little bird is destined to fly towards other shores,” said Ferrero.
“As far as I’m concerned, he could stay for life as I wanted him and chose him to come here. He is a great champion but if he wants to leave, then he can follow his heart… and his wallet.”
Sampdoria want to have a player that can help them in their journey of snatching a top spot in the Italian League, Serie A and Eto’o has not lived up to this task. Read the rest of this entry »05.13.15
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