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Football: Eto'o calls Mourinho 'puppet' in new attack

Published on May 21, 2014 6:24 AM
Chelsea's Cameroonian striker Samuel Eto’o arrives to attend a training session at Chelsea's training ground at Cobham, Southwest of London, England on April 7, 2014. -- FILE PHOTO: AFP

JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o has had another dig at his manager, Jose Mourinho, calling him a "puppet" in a Confederation of African Football (CAF) website interview on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

Mourinho suggested in a private conversation last March that the 33-year-old Cameroonian might be older than he claimed.

Record four-time African Footballer of the Year Eto'o branded the Portuguese manager a "fool" during a visit to the Ivory Coast last week.

And in the CAF interview, the star who will captain Cameroon at the World Cup in Brazil during June criticised his boss again.

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