Report: Sampdoria have Eto’o agreement

There are reports in Italy that Serie A side Sampdoria have come to an agreement to sign Samuel Eto'o.

Speculation surrounding the future of Cameroon international Samuel Eto'o continues to intensify with reports in Italy that Sampdoria have signed the Everton man.

Eto'o only arrived at Goodison Park in the summer, but the former Chelsea marksman hasn't had the impact expected and there has been talk of a fresh start elsewhere.

Yesterday it was being reported that Serie A high-fliers Sampdoria were attempting to find the finance to make an audacious bid and it is being suggested that they have succeeded.

Reports today state that Sampdoria have agreed a permanent signature with Everton and that the Italians will sell Gonzalo Bergessio to free up the necessary funds.

Eto'o hasn't featured as much at Everton as may have been expected since signing in the summer and there's a possibility he could be tempted.

However, the obvious problem for Sampdoria lies in finance. They would struggle to pay Eto'o wages and could hardly be expected to find the cash needed to steal him away from Everton.

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