Report: Adebayor will only leave Tottenham for Real Madrid or Chelsea

Adebayor 2014

Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor still has big ambitions.

According to the Daily Mail, Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor will only leave White Hart Lane if Chelsea or Real Madrid come calling.

Adebayor, 31, joined Spurs initially on loan from Manchester City in 2011, but after 18 goals in 37 games, the former Arsenal star signed permanently.

Since then, the Togolese hitman has had an up-and-down career at Tottenham. With 24 goals in 75 games, Adebayor's Spurs career has been one of unfulfilled promises.

This year, Adebayor has been overshadowed by Harry Kane, and has played a bit-part role with just 16 appearances to his name.

After publicly calling out the Tottenham fans for a lack of support back in November, as reported by the BBC, Adebayor's relationship with Spurs supporters has been strained - with many expected him to depart the club this summer after a lack of opportunities under Mauricio Pochettino.

However, getting Adebayor out of the White Hart Lane exit door could be more difficult than first imagined, with the Daily Mail suggesting that there are only two clubs that can prise Adebayor away from North London.

The first is Real Madrid, who Adebayor spent time on loan with in 2011 before joining Spurs, and the second is London rivals Chelsea - who are managed by Jose Mourinho; Adebayor's boss at Real Madrid.

Both are ambitious targets for Adebayor given his poor season this year, and it seems he may be relying on prior relationships in order to get himself a top move.

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