Ronaldinho and Samuel Eto'o in negotiations to join Antalyaspor

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Turkish side Antalyaspor are in negotiations to re-unite Samuel Eto'o and Ronaldinho, according to

The duo played together at Barcelona from 2004 to 2008 under Frank Rijkaard, where they lifted two La Liga titles and the Champions League in 2006. 

Antalyaspor gained promotion to Turkey's top division last year, and president Gultekin Gencer is looking to make headline signings to underline the clubs growing ambition. 

Eto'o to terminate contract at Sampdoria 

Eto'o has had an illustrious career, where he has won three Champions league titles as well as three Africa Cup of Nations Tournaments. The former Cameroon striker joined Sampdoria in January, having signed a contract which ties him at the club until 2018.

The 31-year old has been well travelled in recent years, playing in England and Russia before moving to Italy. And, as seen in Goal the Antalyaspor president is confident that Eto'o will add Turkey to that list by terminating his current contract with Sampdoria. 

"We have reached an agreement with Eto'o and his agent," he said. "We just need to work out some small details.

"The Sampdoria board have to terminate his contract first and they gave us confirmation that they will do so on Wednesday - then we can sign him."

Ronaldinho's nightmare in Mexico coming to an end

Since signing with Querétaro last September, Ronaldinho has had a challenging time in Mexico. The Brazilian legend scored eight goals in 25 games, but as the season progressed found himself less involved in first team plans.  

Signs of frustration have been evident, as the 35-year old stormed out of the stadium after being substituted in his team's 2-0 loss to Pachuca. 

With manager Victor Manuel Vucetich admitting that the club are looking to off-load the creative midfielder, teams across the globe have began to take interest. 

Gencer claims that he will hold discussions to take Ronaldinho to Turkey later this week. 

"We are opening talks with Ronaldinho. His brother, Roberto Assis, will be in Antalya on Thursday. Then we will start the negotiations on Friday."

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