Ex-Tottenham and Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor released from his contract at Kayserispor after just four months

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...

Ex Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur striker 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 has been released from his contract by Turkish club Kayserispor, L'Equipe report.

The former Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur striker signed with the club just four months earlier.

He played only eight games for the club, scoring two goals.

 

Adebayor, 35, had enjoyed a career revival in Turkey after a short stint at Crystal Palace.

He spent two seasons with Istanbul Basaksehir, netting 24 goals and helping the team qualify for European competition.

The former Manchester City striker was a free agent after being released this summer and had been linked by The Sun with a move to West Ham.

Clement Lenglet of Sevilla FC (L) competes for the ball with Emmanuel Adebayor of Istanbul Basaksehir (R) during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs round second leg match...

He signed in the end with Kayserispor but his stint did not go well.

They lost 4-1 to Besiktas on Monday and Adebayor has since been released.

This is the second time in his career Adebayor has seen his contract cut short early. He was released by Tottenham in 2015.

Emmanuel Adebayor of Spurs turns away after scoring his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Queens Park Rangers at White Hart Lane on August 24,...

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