PHOTO: Spurs boss and the special relationship he shares with Adebayor

Emmanuel Adebayor

Tottenham Hotspur boss was seen saluting Emmanuel Adebayor after the striker netted yet another goal.

Tim Sherwood’s Tottenham Hotspur recorded a confidence-boosting 5-1 victory over Sunderland on Monday night.

The two standout performers on the night were creative midfielder Christian Eriksen - who recorded a goal and two assists - and striker Emmanuel Adebayor who grabbed a double.

The Togolese international striker has been a revelation for Spurs this season after making his way back into the starting XI following the sacking of Andre Villas-Boas.

In 15 Premier League starts since Sherwood took over the Spurs reins, Adebyor has notched 10 goals and a further three assists.

The 30-year-old’s form has been a major highlight for Tottenham this season, and his special relationship with the boss has brought out his best form in years.

Against Sunderland, after going behind early on, Emmanuel Adebayor quickly equalised for the hosts with a rather fortunate goal. His second, however, was a case of being the right place at the right time when he capitalised on a Vito Mannone save to touch in the rebound.

Following his goal, Adebayor rushed to the Tottenham Hotspur bench to share a moment with his boss which signified the special relationship that the duo hold.

Whether it will be enough to save Tim Sherwood's job at the end of the season is anybody's guess, but for now, the Spurs boss can only hope his star striker continues his fine form - and there will be one player certain to be sorry to see him go.

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