Samuel Eto’o; the forgotten man, the striker with a CV that brought the Cameroonian to the heights of Everton, Sampdoria, and Antalyaspor – whoever the bloody hell they are – towards the back nine of the 35-year-old’s career. Just about the only half decent contribution the striker made in the twilight of his years was *that* Grandad celebration… absolutely spot on ?.
— Anita (@miss_splendid) March 8, 2014
To be fair to the former Barcelona man, he has found the net on 25 occasions in 43 appearances out in Turkey. But, with the No. 9 being the same age as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, he shouldn’t be knockin’ the Swedish giant, when Eto’o is in a country where washed up Robin van Persie can find success using just one eye.
“PSG had a very good team [last season]. But there were two teams. Paris with Ibra and Paris without Ibra,”
“I’m not calling this into question. But it is true that in the Champions League, during difficult games, they were relying on Ibra too much. So when he wouldn’t show up, [PSG] would lose basically.
But now PSG have a better team, they play as a team.”
No, no, no, Samuel. You’re totally wrong, pal. Long term, yeah, maybe; it will be good for PSG to build a team without Zlatan. But there’s no way PSG have a better team, and it doesn’t matter that they play as a ‘team’ now.
The bottom line is, the French giants are lost without their talisman. They allowed Arsenal to top their Champions League group, that just about says it all. But, more damming than that, the side from Paris sit third in Ligue 1. Third! They’re letting Mario Biboletti, allow himself to believe he is that world beater that only him and his mum think is the case. And they’ve already lost more games than they did last season.
The fact that there was more points last season between PSG, and second place finishers, Lyon, than relegated side, Stade Reims, just shows how PSG are definitely not a better team without Zlatan.
Please keep your bollocks to yourself, Samuel, and let Zlatan continue to find the net as a 35-year-old in the toughest league around.
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