By Basil Afoni
According to reports by the British tabloid, The Mirrow, Eto’o is interested in a move to Arsenal after a short spell in Chelsea.
Eto’o who is available on a free transfer this summer, fell out with Mourinho after he questioned his age in a video released by French television channel, Canal+.
The Mirrow also reported that Eto’o is motivated to prove Jose Mourinho wrong, who not only refused to extend his contract but has also doubted his real age.
“Eto’o’s representatives have made overtures to Arsenal to alert them about the Cameroon striker’s availability as a free agent.
They have made it clear that Eto’o wants to go to the Emirates and that is his number one priority”,The Mirrow reports.
Olivier Giroud made 51 appearances for Arsenal scoring 22 goals including three brace against Everton, Sunderland and Southampton in all competitions.
On his part, Eto’o made 35 appearances for Chelsea scoring 12 goals in all competitions including a hat-trick and a brace against Manchester United and Schalke 04 respectively.
Recently, they have been rumours of clubs like Roma, Juventus (Italy), Besiktas, Galatasaray (Turkey), Monaco (France), Tottenham Hotspurs (England), Guangzhou Evergrande (China), MLS (USA), Australian teams and Spanish sides – including his old outfit Real Mallorca all showing interest in signing the 33-year old striker.