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Whats Eto'o playing at ?




Samuel Eto'o could make an incredible move to Uzbekistan side Kuruvchi after flying to the country to discuss a mega offer to play for them, Goal.com can exclusively reveal


A club official told this website that they expect the Cameroon international to pen a short-term contract this week to allow him to appear in the Asian Champions League.


The transfer is reported to make Eto'o one of the highest earning players in the world if he accepts and his arrival in Uzbekistan - has pushed the deal even closer.


"He is is Tashkent and will sign a contract tomorrow," the Kuruvchi official told Goal.com. "He will sign for three or six months, we will have to see about that.


"It is a big signing in the world of football and, of course, for all people in Uzbekistan. He will play in the Asian Champions League and then we will see."


Eto'o has been told that he is no longer part of Barcelona's plans and along with the usual list of big name clubs aspiring to sign him was one unusual offer.


According to reports, the striker was offered the chance to become one of the best paid footballers ever with a contract worth

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There was a story about two years ago that Eto'o was going to join Saudi side Al Ittihad on a loan deal for stupid amounts of money - that was posted on the official Asian Football Confederation news site as a done deal, with quotes from him about how much he was looking forward to playing in the Asian Champions League.


Turned out he was only in Saudi Arabia to promote some joint Football Academy venture between the player and the club.

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Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o is travelling to Uzbekistan to talk to the country's leading club, with Kuruvchi reportedly ready to put together a $40m deal. "I'm planning to return to Barcelona and starting from Saturday, I will consider all my options, including the one from Kuruvchi," said Eto'o. (Reuters, 1827 BST)




The source looks like a fairly sound one.

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