The Sunday Telegraph says Chelsea have agreed a deal to sign Etoâ€™o as part of the negotiations to acquire Willian for Â£30 million from Anzhi Makhachkala which will end their attempts to buy Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney this summer.
The double signing could be announced later this week. The transfer of Etoâ€™o, the 32-year-old former Inter Milan and Barcelona striker, is part of the agreement to sign Brazil midfielder Willian but Jose Mourinho does not want Etoâ€™oâ€™s involvement to become public until after Monday nightâ€™s Premier League game against Manchester United.
Mourinho hopes that continuing the speculation over Chelseaâ€™s interest in Rooney, who may start, will unsettle United.
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