Emmanuel Adebayor responds when asked if he would celebrate scoring against Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace meet in the FA Cup this weekend.

Crystal Palace striker Emmanuel Adebayor has told the Daily Express that he would celebrate if he scores against Tottenham this weekend.

Palace and Spurs meet in the FA Cup on Sunday afternoon, and the game sees Adebayor return to White Hart Lane for the first time since being released by Tottenham back in September.

The Togolese hitman, 31, had been frozen out under Mauricio Pochettino, and had his contract terminated shortly after the summer transfer window closed.

Now at Crystal Palace, Adebayor will be looking to build on his goal against Watford last weekend, which would bring up the question surrounding whether he would celebrate a goal against his former club.

Adebayor famously celebrated scoring against former club Arsenal whilst playing for Manchester City by running the length of the pitch before sliding on his knees in front of the Gunners fans - one of the controversial celebrations in Premier League history.

Many players go for the muted celebration when scoring against a former club, and ahead of Sunday's White Hart Lane reunion, Adebayor has been asked what he will do if he finds the back of the net.

Adebayor has told the Daily Express that he would definitely celebrate against Spurs despite his affinity with the club, as scoring goals and not celebrating appears to be an alien concept to the Palace forward.

"I play football, why am I not going to celebrate against Tottenham?" said Adebayor. "Today I don't play for Tottenham. Scoring goals is what I do best in my career. If I score against Tottenham, trust me, I'm going to celebrate."

"If I'm on the pitch and I score and not going to celebrate I would rather tell the manager I'm not going to play because what is the point of being on the pitch, scoring goals and not celebrating?" he added.

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