Emmanuel Adebayor sends message to Arsenal on Twitter

Emmanuel Adebayor

The ex-Arsenal man is looking forward to meeting his former club.

Crystal Palace striker Emmanuel Adebayor has admitted on Twitter that he is looking forward to facing his former club Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium this evening.

The Eagles make the short trip to North London today as they hunt what would be just their second Premier League victory in 2016 - the first of which came just last weekend with a 1-0 victory over Norwich City.

The Togolese striker, who spent three and a half years at the Emirates, is unlikely to receive a positive reception from the Gunners' faithful, leaving for Manchester City in 2009 and then going on to join their bitter local rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

Nevertheless, Adebayor, who joined Alan Pardew's side on a short-term contract in January, is looking forward to meeting his old side once more it seems after posting a rare message on Twitter.

This afternoon's result is unlikely to affect either side's Premier League season a great deal, with Arsenal more or less out of the running for a league title, whereas Palace are eight points of the relegation zone and should be alright.

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