Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

English Premiership

Martinez hints at Eto’o Everton exit

MARTINEZ-ETOOLONDON, January 14 – Everton manager Roberto Martinez has indicated that Samuel Eto’o could be about to leave Goodison Park after revealing that two clubs have shown an interest in the veteran Cameroonian striker.

Eto’o, 33, missed Everton’s FA Cup third-round penalty shootout defeat at West Ham United on Tuesday and Martinez said that his future at the club was under discussion.

“With Samuel, we have a really good relationship and we are looking at his situation,” Martinez told reporters in the wake of Everton’s 9-8 defeat on penalties after a match that ended 2-2 following extra time.

“We had a couple of clubs contact us in the last 12 hours so I decided it was better now to leave him out of the squad and allow us a different focus in the group.

“We will decide (in the) next few days the next step. He’s been fantastic for us, we’ve got a really good relationship and we will see what’s (the) next best step for both.”

When asked if Eto’o had played his last game for Everton, Martinez replied: “No, I wouldn’t say that.”

Former Barcelona, Inter Milan and Chelsea striker Eto’o signed a two-year contract with Everton last August and has made 20 appearances to date this season, scoring four goals.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

More on Capital Sports

Football

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25 – There is light at the end of the tunnel. After failed promises over the last three years since its...

Athletics

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 8 – Olympic Champion Caster Semenya and wife Violet Raseboya have hinted that they might be expecting a baby in a...

Athletics

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 15 – Daniel Wanjiru, the 2017 London Marathon champion has been slapped with a four-year ban by the World Athletics Disciplinary...

NFL

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 13 – Kenya’s history making Daniel Adongo, the first Kenyan to play in America’s National Football League (NFL), is now living...

© 2020 Capital Digital Media. Capital Group Limited. All Rights Reserved