Emmanuel Adebayor returns to Tottenham Hotspur training - report

Emmanuel Adebayor

Emmanuel Adebayor has reportedly returned to Tottenham Hotspur training.

Emmanuel Adebayor has returned to Tottenham Hotspur and has started training with his teammates, according to a report.

The 30-year-old striker missed Spurs’ last two matches (against Besiktas in the Europa League and Swansea City in the Premier League) after being granted leave to return to Africa.

Togo international striker Adebayor had to go back due to personal reasons, but he is now back in North London and is training with the Tottenham team, according to The Telegraph.

“Having missed training last week and not played for Spurs since the home defeat by Stoke City at the start of November, Adebayor is some way short of match fitness,” added the report.

Tottenham are back in action on Wednesday when they take on Newcastle United at White Hart Lane in the quarter-finals of the League Cup.

With Spurs not missing him much while he was absent, one suspects that manager Mauricio Pochettino may not be too inclined to including the former Arsenal star in his matchday squad for the game against the Magpies.

Adebayor has been in disappointing form so far this season, scoring just two goals and creating 12 chances in 10 Premier League appearances, while having a pass accuracy of 76% and a shot accuracy of 64%.

The future of the former Manchester City striker has been cast in doubt in recent weeks, with reports suggesting that he could be let go next summer.

Once Adebayor regains match fitness, he will certainly be determined to show Pochettino what he is capable of.

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