Adebayor fears worst for Tottenham's season

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Emmanuel Adebayor says Tottenham need to turn around their form quickly - or risk seeing their season fall apart at the seams.

Spurs picked up a credible point in the Europa League against Lazio last night to leave them on the brink of qualification for the next round - however their league form in recent weeks has been sub-standard.

the north London club have stumbled to defeat in four of their five league outings, and currently sit 6 points off the race for the fourth and final Champions League spot.

Adebayor admitted after the game against Lazio last night that he is worries about Tottenham's recent form, and admits he is struggling to stay positive in the face of a string of under-whelming performances.

'I try to keep positive so I don’t really want to think about how bad it could be, but worse than this, I think we’d be gone,” said Adebayor.

“At the moment things are looking bad. We just have to try to find a way to get through this. Why aren’t things clicking? I don’t know. We’re all frustrated about the way things are going.

"We need it to start clicking soon, otherwise, trust me, we will find ourselves in difficulty. To get a draw against Lazio was our lucky day because they had so many chances. We’re not playing our best game at the moment and we have to improve.”

Having featured against Lazio last night Adebayor now begins a three match sending off for the red card he received for a foul on Santi Cazorla in Tottenham's 5-2 defeat against Arsenal last weekend - however the Togolese forward insisted however that he does not regret making the rash tackle.

“Do I regret making the tackle? No. I’m a footballer and this is my job,” he said. “I regret touching the player but if there is another 50-50, I will always go for it. I’ve had time to watch it again on TV and no, it’s not been difficult for me. It’s one of the bad days in my career but these things happen — people have bad days at work. It could be worse.

“What if I’d played 90 minutes against Arsenal but got an injury that had left me out for a long time? People would have been saying: ‘Adebayor is out for six months’. At the moment, I’m out for a week. I’d love to be on the pitch to help my team-mates but I have to take it in a positive way.

The former Arsenal and Manchester City forward also refuted rumours linking him with a move away from White Hart Lane having only joined the club permanently in the summer.

“If people are talking about me leaving, that’s a new one for me. I’ve just signed a four-year deal, my family and I are happy in London and I’m happy playing for Tottenham.

“If the club want me out, I don’t have a choice but I worked hard to sign for Spurs so I cannot see myself moving.”

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