Could this guy really be a Chelsea player next season?
Yes, you may have noticed today that several English papers have linked Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor with a sensational summer move to Chelsea. It all depends on what happens to the man everyone loves to hate, Didier Drogba.
It has been rumoured in recent weeks that Chelsea will look to offload Drogba once the summer transfer window opens on July 1st, with Spanish giants Real Madrid apparently interested in the 30-year old.
So if Drogba was, in fact to leave Stamford Bridge, that would leave Chelsea short in the striking department and that's were Adebayor comes into it. The Togo international has struggled to reproduce the form of seasons gone by, which has seen him become one of Europe's most saught after strikers, scoring just 16 goals in all competitions for the Gunners this season.
There has been rumours all year that Adebayor was unhappy at the Emirates stadium, however following Arsenal's Champions League semi-final exit at the hands of Manchester United, the 25-year old had this to say : "Arsenal put me where I am today - they made me one of the biggest strikers in the world. I have to pay them back ... How am I going to pay them back? Make them win trophies. That is what I am here for and I have to fight for that."
"Next season, 100 per cent, I am an Arsenal footballer."
Those comments seem to make a summer move to Chelsea impossible, but football's a funny oul game. Let's say if Carlo Anceolotti (a long-term admirer of Adebayor's) takes over at Chelsea in the summer and they make a bid of £25 million plus, I personally think there's a chance it could happen. We'll just have to wait and see.
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