Report: West Ham revive interest in Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor

Emmanuel Adebayor

West Ham are keen on bringing in the Tottenham striker, after failing in a deal for him last season.

West Ham are looking to sign Emmanuel Adebayor from Tottenham Hotspur before the transfer window closes, according to the Guardian.

The Hammers are struggling in the midst of an injury crisis, with the striking position currently lacking in depth. Diafra Sakho is the only out and out forward currently able to be selected by Slaven Bilic, with Andy Carroll and Enner Valencia both out injured.

It is no secret that the Hammers are going all out to sign another striker before the window closes at the end of this month, and it looks as if club chiefs have targeted Adebayor as their priority signing.

Adebayor looked set to move to the Boleyn Ground in January, with a deal all but complete before Spurs chairman pulled the deal at the last minute. That annoyed both the player and West Ham, with the deal going against the best for both parties.

The report states that Aston Villa are retaining their interest in the Togolese striker, despite a deal looking to be off. Adebayor was set to link up with the Villains, with a season-long loan all-but agreed, before the player himself stalled on a move to Villa Park as he did not want to leave London.

This gives the Hammers a boost, as Adebayor will likely prefer a move to the Boleyn Ground over Villa Park, despite the report stating that Levy is not keen on dealing with West Ham.

The chairman holds ill will towards the East London side due to the Olympic Stadium saga, and it is not known whether he will sanction a move to the Hammers after cancelling the deal in January.

However, as of now, West Ham look to be focusing all their interest on completing a deal for Adebayor, with no other striking targets lined up at the moment.

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