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Eto’o: I hope Fati is the one to take over from Messi

Tue 12 January 2021 | 9:18

Former Barcelona star Samuel Eto'o paid special tribute to Ansu Fati.

Ansu Fati

became a key figure in the Blaugrana squad in the new season under

​​Ronald Koeman

. He also scored in a match against

Real Madrid

to become the youngest goal scorer in the history of El Clasico.

Fati had reached an extraordinary form this season but a great misfortune befell this young phenomenon of

Barcelona

and he was seriously injured during the match against

Real Betis

; an incident that has caused the player to be out of action for several months.

In this regard, Former Barcelona star

Samuel Eto'o

praised the Blaugrana phenomenon and considered him

Messi

’s successor at Barcelona.

“I think Fati is the one for the future.”

Eto'o said.

“He's currently doing amazing stuff so I think the club really needs to groom him and take very good care of him.

“Let's hope he's the one to take over from Messi.”

The Cameroonian has also talked about his former bosses,

Pep Guardiola

and

Jose Mourinho

:

“I am more friends with Jose Mourinho's style. It's a question of style, they each have their own way, I prefer Jose Mourinho.

“However, Pep is a top, top coach, so I don't think you can make a decision, but I can tell you that there is no other coach, no other manager, who will get to motivate his players as much as Jose Mourinho does, for me the treble with Jose is the special one.

“Now there are more coaches with their own style. Yet, in terms of motivating and getting the most out of their players, that is Jose Mourinho.”

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