During his first interview for the Inter Milan club, André Onana spoke behind the scenes of his transfer to the Nerazzurri.
A name comes up with insistence, that of Samuel Eto’o, former Inter player who became president of Fécafoot.
Inter Milan strengthened in the goalkeeper position a few days ago with the arrival of André Onana. The Cameroonian goalkeeper was recruited free of any contract from Ajax Amsterdam. The goalkeeper spoke to the club media about his qualities. And delivered some behind the scenes of his transfer. We learn in particular that a former player of the club, in this case Samuel Eto’o played a big role.
” I have a fantastic relationship with Eto’o,” he said. We talked about Inter many times, both when I was on international duty and at other times as well.
He always praised this club and told me that Inter would be perfect for me given the way I play . The player trained at the Samuel Eto’o Foundation admits that he did not hesitate when he learned that Inter Milan was interested in his talent.
“ When I heard about the offer from Inter, a big club that was interested in me, I never doubted. Being here is fantastic, I’m really happy ,” he said.
As for his characteristics, André Onana said he thinks he ” adapts well to the role of the modern goalkeeper “. The player also believes he can bring a lot to Inter. “ Football and the position of the goalkeeper have changed and I think I stand out a lot in this aspect, especially in my footwork and my personality on the pitch ,” explained the new player.