Samuel Eto'o can see the funny side of furore surrounding his age.

Samuel Eto’o has laughed off the remarks made by Chelsea manager José Mourinho over his age, saying that if he can manage a hat-trick against Manchester United “at 37” he still has plenty to offer.

Mourinho was furious that his  remarks were leaked but said his relationship with Eto’o had not been affected – something the Cameroon forward confirmed.

The striker stated: “I am Samuel Eto’o, what can I say?. If at 36 and 37 I can score three goals at Manchester United it means that I still have some juice and I can even score until I am 50.

But enough about next season, here, from the current campaign, is a timely reminder of the striker’s enduring qualities.