The former Cameroon international feels that the El Clਿਕsico performance will live up to expectations even though it will be played behind closed doors.
Samuel Eto’o is expecting a “dramatic” game between Real Madrid and his former club Barcelona on Saturday.
The game will be played behind closed doors as fans are banned from match venues in Spain due to the coronavirus epidemic.
Both teams have enjoyed success on the home front with Barca winning 26 La Liga titles and Real winning the trophy 34 times and are currently the reigning champions.
Barcelona have won their last 20 El Clਕੋsico meetings, while the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu outfit has won 14 times.
Although the match at Camp Nine will be played in an empty stadium, Eto’o believes the match lives up to expectations.
“Without the fans, such a great pitch would be a little weird,” Ito said. The goal At the La Liga Presentation Gala.
“It’s a unique game and I’m sure the players will do their best to do something dramatic on the pitch.”
Eto’o also believes that Joseph Mococo could succeed Lionel Messi at Barcelona, given the impressive performance of the young forward for the club’s youth setup.
“[There’s] A young player who plays for Dortmund is called Youssef Mokoko, ”he said. [He’s] 15 years old, and he is the next top player, for me, after Messi.
“As Messi gets older, we can better prepare for Barcelona’s future.”
Eto’o spent five years with Barcelona in the summer of 2009 before moving to Italy to team Serie A giants Inter Milan.
During his time at Camp Nine, the center-forward scored 108 league goals in 144 appearances, among other outstanding performances.
The former Cameroon international played a key role as Barca won a number of accolades, including three La Liga titles, two Champions League titles, the Copa del Rey and the Supercopa de Espaa.
Eto’o also played for Anji Makhachla, Chelsea, Everton, Sampdoria and Antillespor and last time featured for Qatar SC.
He first rose to prominence as a youngster and before that he played for the ‘B’ team and then made a handful of appearances for Real Madrid.