Tottenham boss: This player’s future will be decided next week

Emmanuel Adebayor

Mauricio Pochettino suggests that Tottenham Hotspur will decide the future of striker Emmanuel Adebayor next week.

Tottenham Hotspur head coach Mauricio Pochettino has told BBC Sport that the future of Emmanuel Adebayor will be decided next week.

The 31-year-old striker has been granted compassionate leave for the second time this season following his comments on Facebook about family issues and his revelations about committing suicide, as reported by BBC Sport.

“One problem is his private live, the other is the sports side and always we need to take a decision for the future of the club, but there is no decision yet,” Pochettino told BBC Sport. "We need to take a decision next week and at this moment we don't take any decision."

Should Tottenham let Emmanuel Adebayor go?

Given the personal problems that Adebayor is facing at the moment, it will be tough for Tottenham to make a decision even next week.

However, based on the former Arsenal striker’s performances on the pitch this season, there is little reason to believe that Spurs will want to retain his services for the 2015-16 campaign.

Adebayor has struggled throughout the season and is currently Spurs’ third-choice striker.

The former Manchester City man has been able to make just 13 appearances in the Premier League this season, scoring two goals and creating 12 chances in the process.

Tottenham have been able to cope without him this campaign, and there is little to believe that this will not be the case next season.

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