The Togo striker spent much of the week seemingly missing flights back to the UK, but put in a strong performance from the bench as Tottenham Hotspur beat Newcastle United.
The Belgian midfielder has said he would be happy to move further forward for Tottenham Hotspur, but would Spurs miss his presence in the centre of the park?
A frustrating home draw against Stoke was followed by two away wins that brought plenty of Christmas cheer to Spurs fans.
Emmanual Adebayor has retired from playing international football for Togo over a pay dispute, meaning that the striker could be available to Spurs during the African Cup of Nations in January.
Emmanuel Adebayor’s moment of madness finished the game as a contest after only 20 minutes, and Arsenal were ruthless in exposing the ten men of Spurs. Villas-Boas went for broke at half-time with his formation changes, and ended up with a big loss in his first North London derby. Despite only having ten men, many Spurs players were poor, and few came out with a little credit.
A second half comeback from City saw Spurs succumb to their third loss in three Premiership games.
A disappointing afternoon was made worse by booing from the home fans, and with so many injuries in the squad, how can Spurs bounce back?
The Belgian has been an integral part of their early season system, but could be side-lined for as long as six weeks. How should Spurs adapt to his loss?
Kalvin Phillips was linked with moves away from Leeds United in the summer transfer window
Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce says that he wanted Virgil van Dijk for Hull City when the Liverpool defender was on the books of Celtic.
Ryan Kent wanted to play Premier League football for Liverpool - but he has joined Scottish Premiership title chasers Rangers instead for £7m.
Premier League outfit Everton were offered the chance to sign Memphis Depay from Ligue 1 high-flyers Lyon in the summer transfer window.
Neil Lennon’s Celtic reportedly wanted Tottenham Hotspur’s Victor Wanyama in the summer transfer window.
Glasgow Rangers full-back Jon Flanagan is injured at the moment.
Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur will face Crystal Palace this afternoon.
Odsonne Edouard is leading the line for Neil Lennon’s Celtic at the moment.
The Baggies forward and Hawthorns summer signing didn't have a good day at the office against the Cottagers.
Laurens De Bock joined Sunderland on loan from Leeds United in the summer transfer window.