Report: Adebayor nears return after talks with three clubs, including West Ham

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Ex-Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor could be close to a Premier League return.

According to the Daily Mirror, ex-Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor could be set for a Premier League return after talks with three clubs.

Adebayor, 31, was released by Tottenham back in September, having been frozen out under Mauricio Pochettino at White Hart Lane.

With 41 goals in 106 games for Spurs, the Togolese striker certainly had an impressive goalscoring record, but soon found that he didn't really fit in with how Pochettino wanted to play football at Spurs, and given that he wouldn't play at all this season, they decided to cut him loose three months ago.

As his contract was terminated outside of the transfer window, Adebayor hasn't been able to sign for a new club, but will be allowed to return to football once the January window opens in just a matter of weeks.

Now, the Daily Mirror report that the former Arsenal and Manchester City striker has held talks with three clubs over a return to the Premier League.

It's stated that Adebayor joined his representatives in meetings with Chelsea, Watford and West Ham United, all of which would enable him to live in London once again, even it Watford is outside of the capital.

All three will be looking at Adebayor as an experienced, proven Premier League goalscorer who is available on a free transfer - but whether their fans would be happy to see a divisive figure like Adebayor join their club remains to be seen, with West Ham supporters no doubt conscious of his links to Spurs.

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