Chelsea have confirmed the signing of striker Samuel Eto'o from Anzhi Makhachkala on a one-year deal.
Jose Mourinho has tracked Wayne Rooney for much of the summer, with two bids rejected, but the Portguese sanction the move for the 32-year-old after abandoning their pursuit of the Manchester United man.
Eto'o shined under Mourinho during Inter's Champions League-winning 2009-10 season, before becoming the highest-paid player in the world - earning a reported €300,000 [£167,825] a week - when he moved to Anzhi and is delighted to be reunited with the Chelsea boss.
"It wasn't a hard decision. I saw the qualities Chelsea have, and I was very happy with Jose Mourinho before, so when the opportunity came, I was very happy to take it," he told the club's official website.
Eto'o becomes Chelsea's second summer recruit from the Russia outfit after Willian's arrival on Wednesday for £31.7m, joining Cristian Cuevas, Andre Schurrle, Mark Schwarzer and Marco van Ginkel st Stamford Bridge.
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