Photo: Emmanuel Adebayor in Tottenham training ahead of Fiorentina clash

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The controversial Tottenham Hotspur striker was pictured looking typically nonchalant during training.

After Emmanuel Adebayor's proposed move to West Ham United was blocked by Daniel Levy, many Tottenham fans would no doubt have breathed a collective sigh.

Not of relief, of course.

He remains a Spurs forward and will continue to polarise opinion. Even a good run under Mauricio Pochettino will only add to the frustration that Adebayor hadn't produced what he is capable of earlier in the season.

Ahead of Tottenham's Europa League clash with Fiorentina, meanwhile, the 30-year-old was pictured in training with Pochetttino's squad.

Adebayor looked typically nonchalant - and it is intriguing to consider whether the Togolese striker actually has any interest in running or putting a shift in on the practice pitch at all.

The controversial Spurs star has split opinion among fans before - and reportedly within the dressing room, too - and may yet have a few more episodes to come this campaign.

As for the rest of Tottenham's squad, Pochettino's men looked focused in training but a new type of opponent awaits both the north London side and the Argentine boss. Fiorentina are likely to provide Spurs with their biggest European test of the season so far.

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