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Chelsea signing Eto'o: God led me to Mourinho

Samuel Eto'o is thrilled to be reunited with Jose Mourinho at Chelsea. Eto'o was reunited with Mourinho when he joined Chelsea from Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala on a one year deal at the end of August.

It was a move Eto'o himself would once have never have agreed to.

"Before meeting up at Inter, Jose and I didn't know each other personally, so our relationship was a little tense," he said in an interview with The Sun.

"I think I even said one time that I'd never play for a club where Jose was coach.

"But God knows best. He wanted to show me that I was wrong and today Jose is a friend. Now he's my coach again."

He added: "It's a real pleasure to team up with him again. He's as good on the pitch as outside of it, and this is a real and rare quality for a manager."

The Cameroon international also rubbished suggestions he left Inter Milan for Anzhi for financial reasons.

"When I went to Anzhi, people said it was for the money, but it was for the challenge," he said. "The challenge at Anzhi was to bring a team at the bottom to the top, and that's what I did.

"At Chelsea, I'll have the opportunity to play with proven and established players."

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