Laporta leaves door open on Eto'o future
"The football market is very dynamic and there might be a surprise because he is a much-coveted player," Laporta was quoted a saying on their website.
"It is our responsibility to ensure the club functions well at all levels. We would like him to continue, he has a contract."
The Cameroon international, who is tied until 2010, scored 30 goals in the Primera Liga and netted the opener for Barca in their Champions League final victory over Manchester United.
Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City have all been linked with the striker's signature in the past.
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