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Samuel Eto’o considering shock return to Premier League

The Cameroon striker scored 12 Blues goals four seasons ago and spent the following year with Everton

FORMER Chelsea star Samuel Eto’o is considering a return to England – as a manager.

The Cameroon striker scored 12 Blues goals four seasons ago and spent the following year with Everton.

Eto'o is currently playing for Tukish side Antalyaspor

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Samuel Eto’o is currently playing for Tukish side Antalyaspor

But Eto’o is targeting a move into the dugout and a job in England

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But Eto’o is targeting a move into the dugout and a job in England

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Eto’o, 36, currently plays for Turkish club Antalyaspor.

A close advisor has revealed the former Barcelona and Inter Milan ace plans to go into coaching after ending his playing career in the United States.


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George Gardi said Eto’o’s dream would be to manage former club Inter.

However the three-time Champions League winner would equally relish the chance to boss a Premier League side.

Gardi, the right-hand man of Antalyaspor president Ali Safak Ozturk, lifted the lid on Eto’o’s plans.

Gardi said: “Samuel Eto’o has had two great seasons in Turkey, scoring 40 goals.

The Cameroonian scored 12 goals for Chelsea in the 2013-14 season

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The Cameroonian scored 12 goals for Chelsea in the 2013-14 season

Eto’o scored four goals in 20 games for Everton the following season

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Eto’o scored four goals in 20 games for Everton the following season

“I don’t rule out the possibility of him renewing his contract for another season.

“Then he aims to finish his career in Major League Soccer.

“But once he has hung up his boots, he wants to become a coach.

“It is his desire to manage Inter Milan some day.”

Etoo won the Champions League twice in his Barcelona days

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Eto’o won the Champions League twice in his Barcelona days


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