"I've always been a Barca player," declared Eto'o. "The past is the past and now we all - the fans and I - must look to the future together.
"I am grateful to the fans (for chanting his name) and this season can be something we all can enjoy together.
"I'm now 27 years of age - but Eto'o will always be Eto'o. I won't change."