Cameroon legend only joined the Blues at the start of the campaign.
Veteran Chelsea front man Samuel Eto’o will quit the west London club at the end of the campaign to join Spanish outfit Real Mallorca, according to reports in the Metro.
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The experienced Cameroon international is understood to still be furious with the Blues’ head coach Jose Mourinho after the self-styled Special One was caught on camera questioning the striker’s real age in what he believed was an off-the-record conversation with a Swiss businessman.
Mourinho was heard to joke to the billionaire that: “The problem is I like a scorer. I have Eto’o but he is 32, maybe 35, who knows?”
Meanwhile, a former partner of Eto’o’s, Italian waitress Anna Barranca, then went on to claim that the attacker was actually 39 year old.
And now as a result, the player, who turned 33 earlier this month, has decided to leave Stamford Bridge when his one-year contract with the west Londoners runs out at the end of June.
The player then celebrated his birthday by tweeting this poignant message to his followers: “Dear All. Thank you so much for all the birthday wishes. It means the world to me. 33. Jesus Christ Age!”