Tottenham’s on loan striker Emmanuel Adebayor has said that the key reason for him to be performing so well under Harry Redknapp and at Tottenham is confidence.
Emmanuel Adebayor was very keen on moving away from Manchester City after falling out with the manager Roberto Mancini and the board. There was a clear lack of clubs willing to sign the Togo striker mainly because of his enormous wages, but Tottenham stepped in at the last moment to take the striker on loan. It has proved to be one of the bargains of the summer transfer window, as Emmanuel Adebayor has excelled at Tottenham this season.
So far, he has scored eight goals and has been instrumental in the club making a challenge for the Champions League positions. Emmanuel Adebayor spent six months on loan at Real Madrid, but failed to convert it into a permanent move. It led to a lot of misunderstanding between him and the club, which eventually forced him to a loan deal at Tottenham. Initially, many were sceptical about the chances of Emmanuel Adebayor succeeding at Tottenham mainly because of his Arsenal connections. However, the fans have taken him to their heart, as he has been responding with the same love in every match.
“When you have the feeling that the team wants you out or the manager wants you out, things feel different. Where you’re supposed to run, you don’t run any more. Where you’re supposed to chase back, you don’t chase back anymore. Everything that you’re doing is the opposite to what people like,” Emmanuel Adebayor said when asked about the secret of his success at White Hart Lane. He also said that he does not know whether his move to Tottenham will become permanent or not, but he will try to make it permanent.