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?
Tottenham Hotspur star Christian Eriksen is out of contract at the end of the season.
Jose Mourinho's Tottenham Hotspur returned to winning ways in style and Spurs attacker Son Heung-min scored a sensational solo goal.
West Bromwich Albion will host Stoke at The Hawthorns on Monday 20 January - a lot of the Baggies fanbase isn't impressed.
Aston Villa need a goalscorer and Austria Vienna's Christoph Monschein could potentially save them from the Premier League drop.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored twice for Everton against Chelsea at Goodison Park.
Virgil van Dijk is a key player for Liverpool.
Three Premier League clubs, Arsenal, Watford and Everton, are lining up to bring Shanghai SIPG coach Vitor Pereira to the Premier League.
Chelsea are due to take on Everton at Goodison Park tomorrow.
Liverpool will be taking part in the Club World Cup in Qatar - but the Reds will also be contesting the League Cup quarter-final against Aston Villa the same week.
Leeds United are sitting in the automatic places in the Championship table.