Togo international Emmanuel Adebayor believes his country are back on track ahead of their 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers. Adebayor, who is currently with Turkish outfit Istanbul Basaksehir, has said that it was an honour to lead the West African country during the recent set of international friendlies.


The Sparrow Hawks settled for a 2-2 draw against the Ivory Coast in their first friendly before playing out a 0-0 stalemate against Madagascar at the Stade Municipal in France. Despite not winning either of those games, Adebayor has expressed his satisfaction over the results ahead of Togo’s AFCON qualifiers later in the year. Continue reading Emmanuel Adebayor Pleased With AFCON Qualification Preparations

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Togo international Emmanuel Adebayor has suggested that he was pushed through the exit door at the Emirates Stadium during the summer of 2009. The striker had been of interest to Manchester City during the transfer window, and the 34-year-old insists that Wenger forced him to pursue a move or end up plying his trade for the reserves.

He said: “I had a meeting with Arsene Wenger in his office when he told me I had to leave because he doesn’t see my future anymore in Arsenal. I have to move on in my life.I was like ‘I’m going to stay.’ He was like ‘no there is not even a fight organised. We are not going to organise any fight for you. You move out or you stay here and don’t play any games.”
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Former Manchester City and Arsenal forward Emmanuel Adebayor has outrageously claimed that he is still thinking about winning the Ballon d’Or award. The Togolese striker has hit great heights during the early days of his career when he was at Arsenal, but he constantly fell out with every club and fans during his decade long career. He has also been in and out of the national team. Yet, Adebayor has always been regarded as a player with incredible confidence in his own abilities. It is not a surprise that he has claimed about winning the Ballon d’Or award, after having just found a club.

Adebayor has been without a club since leaving Crystal Palace at the end of the 2016 season. He spent only a few months at Selhurst Park. However, the striker was unable to find a place where he could play on a regular basis. He has represented the likes of Manchester City, Real Madrid, Arsenal, and Tottenham in the past. The Togo striker, however, could be looking at a league victory for the 2017-18 campaign after having scored four Istanbul Basaksehir, who are his new club. The striker has signed for the Turkish club on a short-term contract until June. He came up with a hat-trick for Istanbul Basaksehir in the game against Galatasaray in November.
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Former Arsenal and Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has revealed the role Arsene Wenger played in making the fans hate him. The Togolese forward moved from the Emirates to Etihad in 2009 as the big spenders lured top players from around Europe.

Adebayor moved to Manchester from north London for £25 million as City spent money to lure other EPL stars like Arsenal defender Kolo Toure and Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez. Adebayor said when the offer came in he was not keen on leaving Arsenal. He accused the longtime French manager of forcing him to take up the offer to move to Etihad. Continue reading ADEBAYOR: WENGER MADE THE FANS HATE ME

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Former Tottenham and Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has been able to agree a new contract with Turkish outfit IstanbulBaşakşehir.

The 33-year-old has now signed a new contract that will keep him at the club for three more years. The forward has been one of the enigmatic names in football, as he has been unable to transform his talent on the pitch due to a number of fields spells. After spending most of his time in the English football with the likes of Arsenal, Tottenham, and Manchester City, the Togolese forward has been something of a journeyman in recent years.

The 33-year-old started his career with Metz before coming on to Monaco in 2003. Here, he gained a lot of prominence and this led to the switch to Arsenal in 2006. However, he spent only three years at the gunners before making a move to Manchester City where he spent another three years. Continue reading Adebayor Signs New Contract withIstanbul Başakşehir

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Togo international Emmanuel Adebayor has put pen to paper on a fresh three year deal with Turkish club Istanbul Basaksehir.

The former Arsenal and Manchester City striker joined the club during the second half of last season, where he contributed six goals in 12 league outings.

“I’m very excited to announce that we’ll be extending our journey together. Special thanks to everyone that is part of the Istanbul Basaksehir,” Adebayor wrote on his official Twitter account. The 33-year-old was without a club for over six months, but managed to secure a deal with Basaksehir following his impressive showing for Togo at the African Cup of Nations.

Adebayor had a bright career during his time at Arsenal where he notched 62 goals between 2005 and 2009. He has since struggled to reach those heights barring an impressive loan spell with Tottenham Hotspur in the 2011-12 season.Following his release from White Hart Lane in 2015, Adebayor tried to revive his Premier League career with Crystal Palace in the following year, but he could not make much of an impression with just a solitary goal in 15 appearances. Continue reading Emmanuel Adebayor extends contract with Istanbul Basaksehir

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Former Arsenal, Manchester City and Tottenham Striker Emmanuel Adebayorsays he regrets ever moving to Crystal Palace in 2016.

The Togolese skipper says that it is the “worst decision” of his career. In the winter window of last term, the player moved to Palace for a six month loan deal. After 15 games, he scored just once and had to be released.

Till date that is the player’s last deal in the Premier League. He was released at the end of that season as Leicester City cruised to the league title. The player could not get another club to take him the next summer. He remained clubless despite being linked to numerous sides.

There was a time he was linked with a move to Lyon but the deal fell through last minute. It was after the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) this year that he was able to get a new employer. He seems to have found his rhythm playing for Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir. Continue reading ADEBAYOR REGRETS CRYSTAL PALACE MOVE

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Former Arsenal, Man City, Spurs and Crystal Palace star Emmanuel Adebayor is set to lead his national team side Togo to the African Nations Cup qualifiers in June.

The veteran has found form in his Turkish side Basaksehir after moving there in January this year.

Togolese coach Clause Le Roy named squad regulars like Mathieu Dossevi, RazakBoukari, AlaixysRomao and Prince Segbefia for the fixture but he also added four uncapped players. Togo is set to face Nigeria in a friendly game on June 1 before playing Comoros Island on June 4. The qualifier is against Algeria in Blida on June 11, a game they must win.

Following a recent youth tournament in the nation’s capital, Le Roy named ElomNya-Vedji. Goalkeepers AlhassaniDidaFatao and SabirouBassaDjeriDjeri were also invited aside Serge Seko who plays in Angola.

YorganAgblemagnon who plays for French side Le Havre is expected to stand in goal. In defence, three foreign players were invited: Joseph Douhadji who plies his trade with Rivers United in Nigeria; DjeneDakonam who plays for Belgian side St Truiden and Simeon Gbegnon who plays for French side Epinal. The other defenders play in the local league; Hakim Ouro-Sama, KossiAdegnon, MaklibeKouloun, and Franck Mawuena.

In midfield LalaweleAtakora, KokouGazozo, KodjoSewonou and Guillaume Yenoussi are the local invitees. Serge AtsouSeko who plays in Angola, Franco Atchou who plays for Enyimba in Nigeria, Floyd Ayite who is with Fulham, England and IhasBebou who plays in Germany are the foreign stars.

Aside Adebayor, KomlanAgbeniadan, Fo Dou Laba and PenielMlapa are invited and they are all foreign players. Agbeniadan plays in Ghana for Wafa, Laba for Berkane, Morocco while Mlapa lines up for VFL Bochum, Germany.

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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has pledged to remain with the club amid interest in him from a number of top European sides. The Argentine has been linked with a move to Inter Milan but the coach asks fans not to worry as he remains fully committed to the club.

“There are many, many rumours, but I am committed with the club. There is no reason to leave,” the 45-year old said reassuringly.

Inter sacked manager Stefano Pioli as they plan a bid to return to the elites in football. They want a new top coach at San Siro next season to manage their huge spending budget.

After finishing third last year, and getting his side playing the kind of attractive football that have made them one of the most searched for teams on, Pochettino helped Spurs to the second spot this year. Inter have identified him as the man to help them to greater heights as they seek.

There was strong speculation that Inter would match Pochettino’s buy-out clause as it would be difficult to lure Chelsea Coach Antonio Conte who is another person courted for the role.

“There is no buy-out clause in my contract and I will stay here next season. You will see on July 3 at the start of pre-season, I will stay here. Don’t worry,” the manager added.

Since taking over, Pochettino has built an enviable young squad that boasts of the finest players in the Premier League. He weeded out players like Paulinho, Nacer Chadli and Emmanuel Adebayor amongst others as they all had run-ins with him during the grooming stage.

Pochettino now has a committed and intelligent team that love him in and out. The fans adore him as well and the management respects his decisions. He has promised to fight harder next season. Sooner or later, the titles should come in to establish his legacy at the London club.

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