AS Roma interested in Emmanuel Adebayor

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AS Roma are interested in signing Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor as the Togo international continues to struggle with life in north London, reports the Express. 

The 30-year-old hasn't featured for Spurs since November, much to the emergence and development of youngster Harry Kane, but with struggles on-and-off the field, Adebayor is keen to leave England altogether.

With Kane in fine-scoring form, Adebayor has struggled for first-team appearances this season, scoring just two goals, and with issues continuing to mount off the field, a move away from the club could be on the cards.

Adebayor Woes

In December, Adebayor was given a leave of absence by the North London club in order to return to African and resolve unknown family issues.

It's believed the striker has a sick relative who he wanted to visit and after confiding in Mauricio Pochettino, the manager allowed him to return home until he was mentally prepared to return.


As well as a sick relative, Adebayor has fallen out with his Mother after he accused her of putting a 'witch-craft' over him, preventing him from achieving his best on the field.

At the time of his leave, the Togo striker said: "How am I going to be in touch with my mum if my mum is the one telling everyone that my work will not go forward? So I will just be on my side and do my thing.

"They should stop talking [and] talking. They should stop doing Juju on me. They should leave me alone."

Roma Interest

Pochettino then confirmed that he had allowed the striker to leave the club for the time being in order to resolve any family issues.

However, since returning, Adebayor has failed to break back into the Spurs first-team and he is now set to leave the club for good.

AS Roma are showing serious interest in the 30-year-old, with Rudi Garcia keen to bring him to the club this month.

With Pochettino still worried about his striker's mental strengths off the field, the White Hart Lane club may choose to sell and get him off their wage-bill.

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