Eto’o poised to sign Inter deal

ROME: Samuel Eto’o is on the verge of signing a deal to join Inter Milan, Italian press reported on Thursday.

The Cameroon striker’s agent spent a second day in talks with Inter bosses and said that a transaction could be completed. Eto’o is likely to switch from Barcelona in a swap deal that will see Zlatan Ibrahimovic join the Catalans with 50 million euros, Eto’o and Alexander Hleb (on loan) moving in the other direction. According to the Gazzetta dello Sport, Eto’o is scheduled to arrive Milan to undertake a medical.

He will sign a five-year deal worth between 10-10.5 million euros a year. According to press in Italy and Spain, Eto’o’s transfer has been delayed by a dispute with Barcelona over a five million euro loyalty bonus.