Striker now looks set to stay at Spurs during tournament.
Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor looks set to miss the African Cup of Nations according to The Daily Mail.
The striker has now reportedly refused to play again after another bust-up with the Togolese Football Federation.
The sensational U-turn means the former Manchester City, Real Madrid and Arsenal striker will be available for selection for Andre Villas-Boas’ side in the coming weeks.
It is not clear at this stage what the latest row was about, but it is known that when Adebayor had refused to play previously, it was over security concerns and bonus payments.
Those issues were reportedly resolved after Adebayor met with the Togolese Football Federation President but player’s relationship with his national side appears to be on the rocks once more.
Adebayor was on the team bus that was attacked by terrorists while on their way to Togolese team base in Angola for the African Cup of Nations in 2010. The latest tournament was set to start on January 19th.
Tottenham have been linked with a number of strikers in recent weeks as they looked to bring in attacking reinforcements to provide cover while Adebayor was away. The club may still choose to go through with the deals however, with a number of Spurs fans unhappy with Adebayor’s seemingly un-interested performances during recent games.
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