Liverpool transfer rumour: Eto’o move may be a necessity

first_imgHe’s played for Europe’s biggest clubs and won the Champions League with both Barcelona and Inter.Now 33-year-old striker Samuel Eto’o is a rumoured Liverpool transfer target. He is currently without a club after leaving Chelsea where he scored nine goals in 21 Premier League games during his one-year stay and Reds manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted the club are still looking to do some business.Here, talkSPORT has the latest on the striker’s reported move to Anfield…Talks held with LiverpoolIt is being reported in the Mirror that Eto’o’s representatives have already held talks with Liverpool over a possible move.Wage demands no deterrent to the RedsEto’o apparently earned £7m from his year at Chelsea and the Guardian say this is unlikely to deter Liverpool given the striker is available for free.Only under considerationThe Mail point out that Rodgers has been looking for a striker since the Loic Remy deal collapsed, but at this point a move for Eto’o is only under consideration.Eto’o move may be a necessityA pressing need for more firepower, say the Telegraph, has led to discussions about the 33-year-old. Liverpool have more expensive and younger targets, but price, availability and fitness in the case of Remy has scuppered Rodgers’ plans to sign a direct replacement. Ajax are also interested and sporting director Marc Overmars said: “Samuel seemed very hungry to play for Ajax. He is fit and has a great drive to succeed once again.”Click here to see the reaction of Liverpool fans to the transfer rumour. 1 Samuel Eto’o celebrates scoring against Liverpool last_img

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