Indeed, Lennon was said to have spent his time in the Under-21 squad setting an example for the north London club's youngsters and making use of his footballing knowledge.
Adebayor, however, would reportedly deliberately goad staff and make them well aware of the fact he was being paid simply to turn up at training but not play for the team.
The Mail even report that Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy was desperate to offload Adebayor because he was simply getting on the nerves of people at the club.
Lennon appears to have settled in well at Everton since leaving Spurs on a permanent deal this summer.
His departure looks like a good move for both himself and the north London side, though, in that Andros Townsend, Erik Lamela, Heung-Min Son and more are already proving Mauricio Pochettino will plenty of food for thought in terms of team selection.
Lennon looks better off at Everton, although Tottenham will perhaps be a lot more relieved to have offloaded Adebayor based on this report...