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Chelsea target Samuel Eto'o after Rooney failure

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is ready to turn his attention to Anzhi Makhachakla striker Samuel Eto'o after two bids for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney were rejected.

The Daily Star reports that Cheslea are ready to end their pursuit to lure England striker Rooney to Stamford Bridge this summer.

On his return to Chelsea, Mourinho wants to bolster the club's attacking option.

The former Real Madrid boss had publicly claimed that Rooney remains his only transfer target this summer.

However, Manchester United remain adamant that the 27-year-old is not for sale, having rejected two bids from the London club.

Reports suggest that Mourinho is now ready to land Anzhi striker Eto'o.

Eto'o, who has previously worked under Mourinho at Inter Milan, is ready to quit the Russian giants and is prepared to take a paycut in order to be reunited with his former boss.

Eto' said: "Chelsea are a great team - and when we have all the offers on the table then I will discuss with my agent and see what my next step is."

 

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