Former Arsenal forward, Emmanuel Adebayor was jeered loudly at when crystal Palace played against The Gunners on Sunday.

The centre forward says he is enjoying life at Crystal Palace and that he will “forget about all the haters.”

The 32-year old Togolese came from the sidelines to assist in a late equalizer as Palace secured a 1-1 draw at the Emirates. Alexis Sanchez scored earlier for the Gunners in the first half but when Adebayor came on in the 64th minute, he set up Yannick Bolasie for the late equalizer.

When Adebayor came in from the bench, it prompted the most noise within the stadium as fans jeered.

The striker moved to Arsenal from Monaco in 2005 for 7.5 million pounds. Adebayor played 142 matches scoring 62 times for the club. He left Arsenal for Manchester City in the 2009 season amidst controversy. From city, he was sent on loan to Spanish side, Real Madrid. He returned from Real Madrid as the loan deal ended before eventually signing with the Spurs in 2011 after an initial loan deal. He has his second most impressive run at Tottenham with 42 goals in 113 appearances.

From Spurs, he signed with Crystal Palace this season after being unattached as the season started.

While at Manchester United, Adebayor usually celebrated in front of Arsenal fans anytime he scored.

“It is not my first time coming back to play against Arsenal at the Emirates.

“You can see when I was on the bench and warming up and they were booing me I was just laughing. I cannot say I’m used to it because it is not good to get used to this kind of stuff.

“But at the end of the day, it is funny, the weather was good, we were playing in London and 20 minutes from my house, I have to be happy. If I’m not happy, then something is wrong,” the striker said.

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Alan Pardew has explained why Emmanuel Adebayor was substituted at half-time in the game against Leicester. The Crystal Palace boss has stated that he did not have any issues with Emmanuel Adebayor and that he was substituted for tactical reason.

According to the Palace manager, his team was not playing on Adebayor’sstrength, and he feel that his team needed more movement up front. Adebayor does not offer this possibility up front, and it is for this tactical reason that he was replaced by BakarySako.

Pardew believes that Adebayor is a mature player and that he will understand the reason for this substitution and does not think this will cause any further issue within the team.

The game finished 1-0 in favor of Leicester leaving Crystal Palace with no win since 19th December where they defeated Stoke. Palace is currently 16th in the Premier League and can still be suck into the relegation battle if their current form continues.

Adebayor has joined Palace in January following his release by Tottenham and has so far made nine appearances for the team and has scored one goal.

Emmanuel Adebayor started his Premier League career with Arsenal in 2005. He went on to make 142 appearances for the Gunners scoring 62 goals over the course of 4 seasons.

He then signed for Manchester City where he made 45 appearances and scored 19 goals. His good form attracted the attention of Real Madrid, and he signed for them in the 2010-2011season where he made 22 appearances for the Spanish team. He managed to score 8 goals during his short career in Spain before returning to the Premier League.

In 2011, he signed a new contract with Tottenham where he made 113 appearances for the London team scoring more than 40 goals during the process. He was ultimate release in 2015 and the moved to Crystal Palace.

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Emmanuel Adebayor is a player who has gone through huge highs and immense lows throughout his playing career.

The Togolese forward is 32 years old and he is a renowned controversial figure as he has experienced issues with different managers and this has led with Adebayor being dropped to the sidelines on occasions that he has been fully fit and available to play. And this has occurred with separate teams that he has played in.

Daniel Levy is one of the figures in the world of football that Emmanuel Adebayor has showed displeasure as the Togolese recently unveiled some of the problems that he had when performing with his former club Tottenham Hotspur.

Adebayor spent 4 seasons performing at the White Hart Stadium as a player of Tottenham Hotspur but as each season passed on, the Togolese forward was making fewer and fewer appearances and according to the Togolese forward, he had wanted to leave Tottenham Hotspur some time ago but Daniel Levy forced him to stay with the club despite the dissatisfaction that he was experiencing with the club.

“With the club itself, it wasn’t a good relationship with the chairman, Daniel Levy, as he made everything complicated. But at the end of the day, I know where I am from and if you want something, you have to stand strong for it, and I stand strong for what I think.’’ Adebayor said.

There was a point in time when Adebayor just couldn’t land a spot in the main team of Mauricio Pochettino and this was when the Togolese striker voiced his displeasure and wanted to make a move away from the club. When Adebayor attempted to make a loan deal to West Ham United, the transfer was blocked by the chairman of Tottenham Hotspur, Daniel Levy.

Fortunately for Adebayor, he was recently able to join Crystal Palace on a 6 month long deal which will last until the end of the season. This transfer was officially announced on January 26 as the Togolese continues expanding his already fairly extensive playing career.

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Former Arsenal and Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor has recently been linked with a stunning move to Sheffield Wednesday.

This comes as a major surprise, but the Championship club believed that they have everything needed to attract a top player likeAdebayor. The Togo international is currently available on a free transfer after having decided to mutually terminate his contract with Tottenham. He continues to receive his wages and will continue to do so until he finds a new club. Known for his goalscoring abilities and also the contribution he gives to help the team, Wednesday may have found a right transfer target.

However, Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal says that there is no truth in the rumours that the club are going to sign Adebayor. If the Championship outfit to bring in the 31-year-old, it will represent a major gamble since he has had a chequered history in the last five years. The stable time forAdebayor was when he had just joined Arsenal in 2006.

Towards the end of the decade,Adebayor started providing huge problems for Arsenal and Arsene Wenger. Since then, he has played for teams like Real Madrid, Manchester City and Tottenham. More importantly, he has not played any football for the last 12 months and his fitness levels will be off the charts.

“It’s nothing more than a rumour.I won’t comment on rumours today or tomorrow. I have never heard about the possibility of Adebayor coming here. He is a fantastic player but we have never talked about this,” said the Sheffield Wednesday manager. The club are just one place below the play-off places. If they continue on this form, the club could certainly dream about finishing in the top six or even above. The team finished mid-table last season and this will represent a major improvement.

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Emmanuel Adebayor is not happy that he hasn’t been allowed to lead Togo on a regular basis.

And, thus, he has started to think of making himself unavailable for national duty in future.

In Togo’s recently played game versus Liberia, it was Dossevi and not Adebayor who was asked to wear the armband by the manager.

Adebayor took it very offensively, but, he let his game do all the talking as he went out there in the middle and scored the second decisive goal for his team to win the game.

But, thereafter, in the post match interview, he hinted it might have been his last appearance in Togo shirt.

What irked Adebayor was not that he was not named captain for that particular Liberia game, but, the fact that he was made aware of that only a few hours ahead of the game.
According to Adebayor, when all the boys gathered on the game day, the manager made the announcement that the team would be skippered by Dossevi.

Expressing his disappointment, Adebayor said, “This is serious business, not street Football. You can just turn up all of a sudden and tell the regular captain to step aside for somebody else. There is a little more graciousness expected at this level. It was surely gutting as far as I am concerned.”

“And, this has actually made me contemplate what I want to do regarding my international career because I am not sure what awaits me next. Maybe, for the next game, the manager leaves me out of the squad altogether and I have to watch the game from the crowd.”

“I am yet to have a proper chat with Tom Saintfiet though. Before making any call, it’s only fitting that I go to him and ask what I have to ask.”

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In 4 seasons with Tottenham Hotspurs, Adebayor has made a total of 87 appearances and managed to score 35 goals. The Togolese striker is currently earning £100,000 each week with the Premier League club but for the past few weeks and even months, the English club has been attempting to sell him as he no longer plays an important role and want to slash down their wage bill.

Adebayor has 1 more year left in his contract and he is actually eager on stepping it up and prove his worth but Tottenham Hotspur have lost hope in the player as the club in the Premier League are determined to sell or release him during the summer transfer window.

In the official twitter account of Emmanuel Adebayor, the Togolese player demonstrated his will to continue performing with Tottenham Hotspur as he said: ‘’Looking forward to pre-season’’.

The main problem that Adebayor is facing at the White Hart Lane stadium is the fact that other players have stepped up and Mauricio Pochettino has a plan of offloading some of his not needed players in order to give others a chance to get more playing time.

Harry Kane emerged as the best player of Tottenham Hotspur of the previous season as he scored 21 goals and now Mauricio Pochettino wants to sign an offensive player that he can align to play alongside with his youngster.

Roberto Soldado has also been a disappointing figure and the club is looking to sell him as well.

Christian Benteke of Aston Villa is one of the top summer targets of Mauricio Pochettino and the manager is prepared to use Adebayor as bait in order to lure in the 24 year old Belgium forward who was able to score 13 goals for Aston Villa in the previous Premier League season.

Tottenham Hotspur will have it difficult trying to offload Adebayor even if he used as bait. If Tottenham are not able or willing to pay the wages of Adebayor, not many other clubs would desire to do that. Aston Villa does not desire to pay such a high salary for a player that for the past few years has seen his playing career taking a downhill path.

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Emmanuel Adebayor is currently earning around €170,000 each week and this is an extremely high salary for a player who is serving as a back-up option in Tottenham Hotspur.

So far, in this season Adebayor has made 12 Premier League appearances and has scored twice.

Tottenham Hotspur is reportedly believed to be ready to sell the Togolese striker in the summer transfer window which opens up when this season reaches it’s end.

The chairman of Tottenham, Daniel Levy is even prepared to release Adebayor on a free transfer as the businessman is seriously interested in removing Adebayor from the club in order to cut down the wages bill which is substantially high.

The 31 year old forward has already expressed his desire to join Real Madrid or Chelsea but it remains uncertain if any of those clubs are willing to match his current salary and pay him that same amount of money for someone who is going to be spending the majority of his career on the sidelines.

For Tottenham Hotspur it doesn’t really matter which club signs Adebayor as the Premier League club just wants to offload him from the English squad as quick as possible and not have to pay the player any further than this season.

Harry Kane’s amazing form has not helped Adebayor as the young Englishman is at the spotlight of Tottenham Hotspur and he has every right to be as Kane has managed to score 20 league goals in 30 appearances, Kane is being viewed as the future of the club and this leaves Adebayor with no place in the starting lineup of Mauricio Pochettino.

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Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino has dismissed claims that he has looked at the possibility of sending Emmanuel Adebayor away from the club on a permanent basis.

The striker sealed a permanent £ 5 million switch from Manchester City only a year ago, but he has not been a favourite at White Hart Lane. His recent fallout with the supporters – after claiming that Spurs would rather play away from home due to the harsh criticism at the Lane – has certainly not helped matters. Adebayor continues to be a major pull – given his goalscoring abilities – in the Premier League.

Clubs like West Ham and West Brom were interested in signing him while QPR were very close to concluding the deal. It is widely believed that the exit of Harry Redknapp from Loftus Road was to do with the club missing out on signing Adebayor. After struggling for goals in the first half of the season, Pochettino has found a reliable goalscorer in the form of Harry Kane. It is looking highly unlikely that Adebayor will get any game time with the England under 21 international in spectacular form. Despite this, Pochettino has revealed that he had no plans of selling Adebayor during January. The striker earns around £ 110,000 per week and it is a major stumbling block in making the player leave.

“I knew he could go and I would have been happy to play with two strikers [Harry Kane and Roberto Soldado] for the rest of the season. Possibly, we could have used [Nacer] Chadli or [Erik] Lamela [up front] but the first thing was that I wanted to keep Adebayor. It is important to clarify that.It’s important that the fans forget the past. We are in a key moment. We need to put out the bad things, the bad energy and try to help each other,” said Pochettino.

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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says that he does not expect striker Emmanuel Adebayor to be back into the team until the end of Christmas.

The Togo international is reportedly struggling with a virus, although Pochettino will have little complaints about missing the forward. Adebayor has been going through a terrible run of form this campaign. His position at the club is similar to that of striker Roberto Soldado. The 30-year-old has managed just two goals – same as that of Soldado – and he recently came in for backlash from the fans after he criticised their support at White Hart Lane.

Great things were expected of Tottenham when Pochettino was announced as replacement for Tim Sherwood, but the former Southampton boss has struggled to replicate the success. Tottenham have been highly inconsistent this season and they have managed only six points out of the team matches. Part of the reason for the struggle is the inability to score goals. The North London team are usually well known for the expansive style of football, but they have scored just 18 goals in 15 matches. Adebayor has not been seen near the first-team since his substitute appearance against Stoke City. Tottenham suffered a 2-1 defeat at home and Adebayor criticised the supporters after this match.

“After the international break, he came back with a problem with his back and after that, he picked up a virus.He’s not ready to play. I spoke with him during training on Friday and he told me that he still feels weak and it might be a few games before he plays,” said Pochettino. The extended absence from the first-team has prompted a rise in transfer rumours suggesting that Adebayor maybe sold in the January transfer window in order to raise funds for the purchase of a new striker.

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Tottenham Hotspur’s start of the Premier League has seen the team of Mauricio Pochettino claiming victories against West Ham United and Queens Park Rangers. Those were the 2 opening matches of the season for Tottenham but the club located at the White Hart Lane suffered a huge blow when facing off with Liverpool and lost 3-0.
The match was played in the own stadium of Tottenham but this did not intimidate Liverpool as Brendan Rodgers and his squad went right through their opposition in a victory that was comfortably won by Liverpool.
This defeat was a huge blow for Tottenham as they had the upper hand of possession with 60% but it was Liverpool that managed to capitalize and secure the victory even though they had the worst part of possession.
The Togolese striker of Tottenham Hotspur, Emmanuel Adebayor admitted to the media that the final result was not easy to take in but even with the loss it won’t stop the team in any way to continue aiming for the objectives they are aiming in this season.
‘’We won against QPR at home and everybody was saying we were one of the best teams in the league. People were touting us as title contenders. But now we have lost against Liverpool, everyone is saying: ‘Oh, they are not ready yet! They can’t compete with the big clubs’. But we’ll be back. There’s a long way to go. The most frustrating thing is that we weren’t rewarded for our performance. If you play badly and draw then it is quite good, as I am sure the Sunderland players will tell you. Their manager won’t be able to believe they came away with a point’’ Adebayor said during a press conference after Tottenham’s match against Liverpool was over.

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