Emmanuel Adebayor is off to Man City, barring a problem with his work permit; and as that wasn’t a problem for him when he joined Arsenal, it should be fine this time around. Arsenal will get around Â£25m for the striker, which seems like a fair price.
I think Adebayor has the potential to be a world-class striker, but it seems he’s weak in the head. All too often at Arsenal, his body language – rarely delighted, usually dejected – betrayed him. If only Adebayor was blessed with the mental fortitude of Arsenal players like Patrick Vieira or Ray Parlour, he could have gone on to earn a place in the club’s Hall of Fame.
Don’t forget: he scored 30 goals in 07/08, and still notched 16 last season, despite being injured for