Sampdoria president plays down Eto'o exit rumours

Rumours have gathered pace that Samuel Eto'o is to leave Sampdoria, but the club's president has moved to end the speculation.

Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero has played down rumours that Samuel Eto'o will tear up his contract less than a week after joining the club from Everton.

Reports emerged in Italy that Eto'o was set to walk away from the Serie A side due to an argument with head coach Sinisa Mihajlovic over his intention to hold a double training session on Monday.

Ferrero has moved quickly to quash the speculation and, although he admitted there was a disagreement between the pair, he urged for everyone to remain calm about the issue.

"Nothing has happened," he told

"It was just a small argument. An exchange of views. Stay calm, the club is united."

Eto'o made his Sampdoria debut as a substitute in Sunday's 5-1 mauling at the hands of Torino.