Samuel Eto'o watched his new Sampdoria team-mates play out a 1-1 draw with Palermo at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris after completing a medical.
The 33-year-old Cameroonian is poised to officially swap Everton for Genoa as Samp bid to harness his firepower and qualify for the Champions League, and he was in the Marassi stands on Sunday.
Eder's early opener temporarily boosted them into third place but Franco Vazquez hit back after the break and eighth-placed Palermo were unlucky not to turn their second-half...
Samuel Eto'o has said he has passed a medical as he prepares to complete his move from Everton to Sampdoria.
The Everton striker used his official Twitter account to thank the doctor who carried out the examination and say he was "ready for a new challenge."
Successful Medical. Thank you Dr Parfait Ondo. Ready for a new Challenge!!! pic.twitter.com/gvzjv4J6di- Samuel Eto'o (@setoo9) January 25, 2015
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Samuel Eto'o is poised to complete his move from Everton to Sampdoria after the Italian club published the first picture of the Cameroon striker in their colours.
It was reported earlier in the week that Eto'o had already agreed an 18-month contract with the Serie A side, accepting a 40 percent pay cut, but the deal stalled with Sampdoria complaining about a lack of clarity in their dealings with Everton.
Those issues now appear to have been resolved with Eto'o in Italy to wrap up his move.
Samuel Eto'o is "sat on a plane" waiting for clearance to complete his move to Sampdoria, according to the Italian club's president Massimo Ferrero.
The move was stalled by Everton manager Roberto Martinez when he said that it could take two weeks to determine the Cameroonian's future, but Ferrero remains hopeful that the 33-year-old will arrive sooner rather than later, even if he showed more caution than in recent weeks.
"Let's just be prudent and say we're 50 percent, or let's say 51-49," Ferrero...