Birmingham news West Brom 'hold talks' with Emmanuel Adebayor over shock transfer MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - West Brom transfer news - Slaven Bilic is keen to sign a new striker and reports in the national press claim Emmanuel Adebayor is potential option
Breaking News ! West Bromwich Albion are reportedly considering a shock move for former Arsenal and Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor. Adebayor, now 36, is currently without a club after leaving Olimpia in the Paraguayan top-flight in July due to concerns about travelling during the coronavirus pandemic. Voted African Football of the Year in 2008, Adebayor spent a decade in the Premier League with spells at Arsenal, Manchester City, Tottenham and Crystal Palace. Having scored 62 goals in 142 appearances for Arsenal including a haul of 30 in the 2007/08 season, he made a £25million move to City in 2009 and managed 15 goals in 34 outings before being snapped up on loan by Real Madrid. West Brom daily newsletter. Free. To your inbox Why should you sign up? In our daily Baggies bulletin, we'll be bringing you the latest breaking news, transfer features and comment pieces, as well as the key talking points for fans. How do you sign up? It's easy and only takes seconds. Simply type your email address into the box at the top of this article and hit sign up. And that's it, you're all set. You can also sign up here.
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He joined Spurs after returning to England and scored 42 goals in 113 matches across a four-season stint back in north London and then spent a season at Crystal Palace after signing on a free transfer. The Sun reports Albion could offer Adebayor another shot at the Premier League if they fail to secure a marquee striker signing. Huddersfield Town's Karlan Grant is a priority target after scoring 19 goals in the Championship last season and he continues to be left out of the Terriers squad as discussions go on. But if a deal isn't struck, it is claimed the Baggies are willing to take a chance on Adebayor with boss Slaven Bilic already having 'held talks' about the possibility of a free transfer.
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Adebayor, who is Togo's all-time top scorer with 32 goals, is said to be keen on returning to England to score the three more goals required to take him to a century of Premier League strikes. Turkish side Fenerbahce are also reported to be keen while there is interest from clubs in Italy.
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