Former Manchester City striker, Emmanuel Adebayor, has signed for Tottenham Hotspur. The manager of Tottenham, Andre Villas Boas, has confirmed the signing of Adebayor. The Tobolese striker has joined Tottenham on a contract of 3 years.
In the last few days, there have been speculations about Adebayor’s transfer to Tottenham and the speculations turned out to be true eventually. The transfer fee hasn’t yet been disclosed by the Tottenham management, but, it is rumoured to be somewhere around 5 million pounds. Adebayor will get a lesser weekly salary at Tottenham. The weekly salary of Adebayor at Manchester City was 170,000 pounds, while, he will get only 100,000 pounds per week at Tottenham.
Adebayor had been playing for Manchester City since the last 3 years. He had joined the club in July 2009. City had bought him from Arsenal after paying a huge transfer fee of 25 million pounds. He played his first match for City against Blackburn Rovers and he scored a fantastic goal in his very first match.
His performance was quite brilliant in the 2009-10 season, but, in the next season, City bought Carlos Tevez and Mario Balotelli and as a result, Adebayor didn’t manage to find a place in the first XI regularly. In the last season, Adebayor had played for Tottenham Hotspur on loan. The Tobolese striker had put up a number of impressive performances for Tottenham in the last season. He had scored 18 goals and had helped Tottenham to finish at no. 4 in the Premier League.
After signing for Tottenham, Adebayor told the reporters that he had enjoyed his time at Tottenham in the last season and he is very happy to sign for the club on a permanent basis. As per Adebayor, he is quite excited to work under the guidance of the new Tottenham manager Andre Villas Boas.