Tottenham Hotspur are open to selling Emmanuel Adebayor in the summer transfer window for £5 million, according to The Sunday People.
It has been reported by the British newspaper that Spurs have told the striker that he can leave, and that they will “listen to offers of around £5million”.
The 31-year-old is not in the Tottenham squad for Sunday’s Premier League game against Everton away from home at Goodison Park.
Adebayor 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.
Should Tottenham let Emmanuel Adebayor go?
Based on the former Arsenal striker’s performances this season, one can understand why Spurs want to sell him in the summer.
Adebayor has struggled throughout the season and is currently the North London outfit’s third-choice striker.
The former Manchester City man has managed to make just 13 appearances in the Premier League this campaign, scoring two goals and creating 12 chances in the process.
Tottenham have been able to cope without him this campaign, and they are unlikely to be in need of him next season.
The problem that Spurs could face is finding a club who will pay the £5m that they want. Adebayor’s performances this season do not merit that kind of a transfer fee.
Perhaps Tottenham should just release Adebayor. If they do that, then at least they will be able to get his wages off their books.