Emmanuel Adebayor Confirms Talks With Tottenham Hotspur Over Permanent Deal On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK  |  By Posted: Updated: 21/05/2012 14:17

Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has confirmed he is in talks with Tottenham Hotspur over a permanent deal to join the club.

The Togolese spent the entire 2011/12 season on loan at White Hart Lane, scoring 18 goals from 37 appearances.

On Monday morning, he tweeted: "Loved my spell at Tottenham. We are working hard with the chairman to make it permanent. Will keep you informed!!"

Adebayor's wages are likely to be a stumbling block, since he is earning over £100,000-a-week off of City.


Emmanuel Adebayor
Loved my spell at Tottenham. We are working hard with the chairman to make it permanent. Will keep you informed!!

Spurs owner Daniel Levy is renowned for his parsimony, with not one member of the playing staff earning a weekly six-figure sum at the club.

Adebayor signed for City in the summer of 2009 for £25m from Arsenal, but found himself out of favour with Citizens manager Roberto Mancini, who succeeded Mark Hughes in December that year.

The 28-year-old enjoyed a fruitful loan spell in the second half of the 2010/11 season at Real Madrid, whom he helped win the Copa del Rey.

Adebayor arrived in England in January 2006 when Arsene Wenger parted with £7m to sign the Monaco striker.

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