Report: Crystal Palace to finally complete Emmanuel Adebayor deal today

The Eagles have long been linked with the controversial Togo striker.

Emmanuel Adebayor's future is one of the big questions of the current transfer window. The Togo striker has been without a club since having his contract at Tottenham Hotspur rescinded and is now available to join a new team - with Crystal Palace and Watford continually linked.

The Palace links are continuing to progress with the Selhurst Park club in need of a new striker to compliment their attacking prowess.

Now a report in the London Evening Standard is suggesting that a deal is on the brink of completion.

According to the report Palace have finally managed to secure a deal for the player, whose wages have proved a continuous stumbling block.

The Togo striker, who currently has 96 Premier League goals, is said to be determined to break the record of Didier Drogba as Africa's most prolific Premier League goalscorer - he is eight shy.

The same report suggests he has kept himself match-fit and could feature against Stoke City in the FA Cup this weekend.

Palace have earned rave reviews for their attacking football this season but in recent months their lack of a recognised goalscorer has seen them flounder in their hint for a European spot.

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