Chelsea are seriously considering Samuel Eto’ as a back-up option if Manchester United manager David Moyes somehow pulls off a miracle and manages to keep reluctant Wayne Rooney at Old Trafford.
Eto’ on Chelsea Radar
Chelsea are considering a surprise move for Cameroon’s Samuel Eto’ as back-up in case their bid for Wayne Rooney fails.
They are still confident of landing Rooney from Manchester United are reportedly preparing a third bid of about £28million for him.
But Jose Mourinho has in the past 48 hours made enquiries about Anzhi Makhachkala striker Eto’ as a £5million back-up deal.
Luiz for Arsenal
Bayern Munich defensive midfielder Luiz Gustavo has welcomed a move to Arsenal, as he nears a £14million transfer.
The Brazilian struggled for opportunities at Bayern last season after the German champions splashed out on Spaniard Javi Martinez.
Stewart Downing has completed move from Liverpool to West Ham United on four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
Downing follows Andy Carroll in making a permanent move from Anfield to Upton Park this summer.