Report: Marseille interested in signing recently released Emmanuel Adebayor

The Togo striker was released by Tottenham Hotspur last weekend.

On Transfer Deadline day it looked like Tottenham Hotspur were all set to send Erik Lamela to Marseille. The Argentine flop was ready to join the Ligue 1 giants on a season long loan, but Tottenham’s failure to sign Saido Berahino from West Brom meant the deal was cancelled – as reported by the Daily Mail.

Now it seems that Marseille are going to get their hands on a player not wanted by Tottenham – according to reports.

talkSPORT are claiming that Marseille are considering making a move for the recently released striker Emmanuel Adebayor.

Adebayor was finally released by Tottenham Hotspur last weekend. The Togo striker had been told by Mauricio Pochettino that his services were no longer required at White Hart Lane – but failed to negotiate a move away from the club during the transfer window.

His release allows him to find a new club to begin his recovery from his Tottenham spell, but not a Premier League club. As Adebayor was still registered as a Tottenham player when the transfer window shut, he cannot join another Premier League team until January.

So a move to the South of France, where he previously played for AS Monaco, certainly looks credible.

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