Everton striker Eto’o arrives for Sampdoria medical

Image: Samuel Eto’o: On the verge of Sampdoria move

Everton striker Samuel Eto’o is in Italy finalising a deal to join Serie A side Sampdoria, according to Sky sources..

Sky Italia are reporting he has arrived in Italy to have a medical before completing a move to Genoa.

The 33-year-old is expected to earn £1million per season, on a two-and-a-half year deal, with the potential to become a club director once he has finished playing.

Sampdoria’s sporting director Carlo Osti announced on Wednesday that an agreement with Eto’o had almost been finalised with the former Inter Milan forward wanted 'keen to join the club'.

However, it is understoood Everton have yet to agree a deal to allow the former Chelsea and Barcelona star to leave Goodison for the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.

New York Cosmos, who play in the North American Soccer League, have also shown interest in signing the Cameroon striker who has scored four goals in 20 appearances for Everton this season.

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