Emmanuel Adebayor would thrive more at Celtic than West Ham United amid links

Neil Lennon, manager of Celtic celebrates winning the Scottish Cup at the final whistle during the Scottish Cup Final between Heart of Midlothian FC and Celtic FC at Hampden Park on May 25,...

Celtic and West Ham United are reportedly keen on the services of former Premier League hitman Emmanuel Adebayor.

Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor of Istanbul Medipol Basaksehir FK during the Turkish Spor Toto Super Lig match between Medipol Basaksehir FK and Galatasaray AS at the Recep Fatih Terim stadium on...

Emmanuel Adebayor could be heading back to the British Isles this summer, with Scottish giants Celtic and London outfit West Ham United rumoured to be interested in him. 

The Sun claim that both Celtic and West Ham are keen on the 35-year-old's services, with the experienced man now out of contract following his spell at Turkish side Basaksehir. 


Adebayor is a controversial figure in England, following his loan spells at both North London clubs, which hasn't made him a popular figure with those supporters. 


Given the fact that Adebayor notched up only four goals from 24 games during the recently concluded campaign, he would find it a lot harder to deal with the speed and quality of the Premier League than the Scottish Premiership.

Added with that, he has more of a chance at thriving at Parkhead than the London Stadium given Celtic's recent success, and even though he comes with that added trouble, he could provide that edge that Neil Lennon will be looking for next term. 

Celtic fans celebrate their team winning the Scottish Cup during the Scottish Cup Final between Heart of Midlothian FC and Celtic FC at Hampden Park on May 25, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

It wouldn't be a surprise if both West Ham and Celtic supporters would rather avoid signing the former Togo international because of the baggage he comes with.

Not only that, it wouldn't be a surprise if he asks for high wages, which at Adebayor's age, wouldn't be suitable for any team he decides to sign for next. 

But if he can turn it on then he would cause more havoc in Scotland's top-flight, which just might be the difference in the club winning yet another Scottish Premiership title. 

Emmanuel Adebayor of Istanbul Basaksehir during the UEFA Europa League Third Round Qualifier: Second Leg metch between Burnley and Istanbul Basaksehir at Turf Moor on August 16, 2018 in...

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