Scott Dann explains what Emmanuel Adebayor has shown at his former clubs

Emmanuel Adebayor

Emmanuel Adebayor is hoping to make an impact with Crystal Palace.

Speaking to Sky Sports, Scott Dann has explained what Emmanuel Adebayor has proven in his career, having shown many talents for a selection of Premier League clubs.

Dann said: “At previous clubs he has proved he is a world-class striker and he has shown it over and over again. He has won things, he is a big player, and someone who the majority of defenders in this league will not want to play against when he's on top form.”

Adebayor made his first start for Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon, as the Eagles secured a 1-1 draw with Swansea City to halt a run of five Premier League defats in a row.

He spent the opening weeks of the season without a club, having been released from his Spurs contract in September, and has been training by himself to keep up his fitness.

Adebayor, who has played for Arsenal, Manchester City and Spurs, has proven his goalscoring abilities for many years, and will be looking to add a threat in the final third to Alan Pardew’s team.

Whilst they look good, and play attacking football, the Eagles lack any sort of consistent goalscorer. Their failure to put the ball in the net has cost them their early season form, and Adebayor was a player brought in with high risk - but the potential for a high reward.

There are all the rumours about this attitude problems, but he will bring goals, and Palace fans are hoping to see Adebayor net his first strike for Palace in the coming weeks.

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