By Chris Wright
Bear with me on this one. Chelsea are apparently readying a huge £25 million summer bid for Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor . Sounds a little improbable at first doesn’t it?
However, the more you think about it, the more it starts to make sense. There are a few factors that, when totted up, seem to add a bit of weight to the rumour.
Chelsea could do with some fresh blood up top as Nicolas Anelka and Didier Drogba aren’t getting any younger (both are the wrong side of 30), Salomon Kalou is hit and miss (emphasis on the miss) and Daniel Sturridge is inexperienced and, to be brutally honest, doesn’t really look like developing into the superstar he was touted to become.
Adebayor almost joined Chelsea during the summer, but moved to Man City as they were the only club capable of matching Arsenal’s asking price and the Togolese striker’s wage demands, and Carlo Ancelotti is a known admirer of Adebayor as