Adebayor puts team before tally

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Emmanuel Adebayor insists he does not care if scores another goal this season as long as Arsenal win something.

The Gunners have not lifted a trophy since the 2005 FA Cup final win over Manchester United and with the Barclays Premier League title apparently out of sight, they have designs on both the FA Cup and the Champions League this year.

"I know having scored 30 goals in a season that people will always be waiting for more this season but the most important thing is to keep on going and to progress," he told Arsenal TV.

"I have 12 already but to score another 18 now would not be easy.

"But I don't care if I stop on 12 goals if we win something with the club.

"To win trophies is more important than scoring goals but if we are to win trophies will need to score some goals.

Adebayor, whose form this season has been criticised in some quarters after a summer in which he appeared to be on his way out of the Emirates, insists he is happy with his game.

"I am getting assists now too and getting closer to being a complete footballer," said the Togo forward.

"I can score with my left, score with my right and score with my head too, which is good for a striker.

"But at the end of the season people don't see how we are enjoying ourselves they see what (trophies) we have in our hands."

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