Ex-Barcelona and Chelsea is set to sign for American second tier side New York Cosmos.
Samuel Eto’o is the man in question; he is looking to leave Everton and could end up with Cosmos in the NASL.
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If he does go to the famous US side he would join Spanish ace Raul to form a deadly, if old, strike partnership.
Serie A club Sampdoria are also reportedly pursuing the Cameroonian international, but Eto’o has been looking for American clubs, including ones in both the MLS and NASL.
“MLS teams have either turned him down or they haven’t responded, probably because they have been concentrating on the draft,” an unnamed source told ESPN. “They also know there is a good chance Sampdoria could put in a better offer.”
Sampdoria manager Sinisa Mihajlovic, a former teammate of Eto’o, has both Sampdoria are interested.