Emmanuel Adebayor sends Instagram message to Tottenham fans

Tottenham striker was upbeat after making his return.

Much criticised Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor had an upbeat message for fans after making his return.

The Togolese forward played his first game in two months in midweek, captaining the side against Sheffield United.

The striker's performance was underwhelming, managing only one shot on goal which landed off target, and he was substituted just after an hour, with his replacement Roberto Soldado winning the vital penalty which secured a 1-0 win.

Adebayor took to Instagram the day after the game to thank fans for their support, urging focus on the FA Cup game this weekend, and also expressed his desire to see out the second leg against the Blades successfully.

This was despite The Mail claiming Adebayor was booed by a section of the Tottenham support at White Hart Lane, but the striker had already said he was determined not to let any criticism, from anywhere, get to him.

He had been quoted in The Mirror saying he takes no notice of those writing him off, and just wants to respond in a positive manner on the pitch.

That is at least for now good for Spurs, in terms of his attitude, and if he does get more playing time under his belt, there is a chance he will begin to show enough improvement between now and the end of the season to justify his place in the squad.

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