Arsenal fans react on Twitter to Eto'o link: 'He wants to win trophies!'

Arsenal have been linked with signing Samuel Eto'o, who scored past them last season for Chelsea.

Arsenal have been linked with a surprise move for Samuel Eto'o, who is available on a free transfer this summer.

The Mirror report Eto'o is motivated to prove Jose Mourinho wrong, who not only released him but mocked him as being past it, along with criticising Chelsea's striker group last season as a whole.

Eto'o scored against Arsenal last season, in the 6-0 win at The Emirates, and also bagged a hat-trick against Manchester United.

In recent days he has been linked as a free agent with signing for PSG, as well as making a switch to Turkey, Italy and even China.

The Mirror write of the 33-year-old: "There is only one club in his mind and that is Arsenal," with a desire t stay in London as much a factor as socking it to Jose Mourinho.

The Cameroon international has been linked to Arsenal on and off over the years, and could provide a useful short term back-up for Olivier Giroud, but his high wage demands are likely to be a sticking point.

Last season Eto'o scored every 145 minutes, bettering Giroud's 192 minutes per Premier League goal, and netted with narrowly more of his total shots on goal

  TeamPosmins / Goals% of Goals per scoring attemptAppsMins
Olivier Giroud Arsenal FW 192.56 14.29 36 3,081
Samuel Eto'o Chelsea FW 145.11 15.25 21 1,306

Here is a look at how Arsenal fans reacted on Twitter:

And here's a look at how Chelsea fans reacted:

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