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?
Arsenal reportedly want Arsene Wenger back.
Ugurcan Cakir is reportedly on Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Manchester City’s radar.
Adam Lallana is expected to leave Premier League leaders Liverpool on a free - could the Jurgen Klopp favourite go to Leicester City?
Gabriel Martinelli joined Arsenal last summer after being snubbed by Barcelona.
Leeds United fans were raving over Niall Huggins after an impressive showing in the U23s match.
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen was substituted against Southampton.
Sunderland boss Phil Parkinson has won January's League One Manager of the Month award.
Premier League Saints want Wesley Hoedt, Guido Carrillo, Moi Elyounoussi and Mario Lemina out the door - and this could be good news for Celtic at least.
Liverpool and Manchester City will be interested in Manchester United’s Paul Pogba, suggests Darren Bent.
West Ham United paid a huge fee to sign Jarrod Bowen from Championship Hull City - but can a player Steve Bruce admires cut it in the Premier League?