Adebayor linked with Chelsea; previous comments about Mourinho suggest he'd love reunion

Chelsea have been linked with a move to sign Emmanuel Adebayor.

According to the Daily Mirror, Chelsea are considering a summer move to sign exiled Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor.

Chelsea may have Diego Costa and Loic Remy in the ranks, but with Didier Drogba seemingly poised to retire this summer, Adebayor could be signed as his replacement.

The Togolese hitman, formerly of Arsenal, has only played 12 Premier League games under Mauricio Pochettino this season, scoring twice in the process as Harry Kane steals the limelight in the Tottenham attack.

With just four appearances since criticising his own supporters in November, Adebayor's time at White Hart Lane seems to be coming to an end.

Adebayor has just a year left to run on his contract, and having barely featured this season, he will surely move on this summer - and The Mirror believe that Chelsea could make a move to sign him at the end of the campaign.

Blues boss Jose Mourinho of course signed Adebayor at Real Madrid back in 2011, where the 31-year-old scored eight goals in 22 games during a loan spell with the Spanish giants.

Whilst Adebayor was at Real Madrid, he told the club's official website in 2011 that Mourinho had help developed his game during his time at the Bernabeu.

"It is very easy to work with Mourinho. He is an excellent person and he enhances my game. He has his own way of dealing with people. He tells you what he expects you to do," said Adebayor.

It's clear that Adebayor enjoyed his time under Mourinho, and those comments certainly suggest that he would open to a reunion at Stamford Bridge this summer.

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