Emmanuel Adebayor's future at Arsenal still uncertain
20 May 2009 10:22
The Togo international came close to leaving Arsenal 12 months ago, with AC Milan known to be keen admirers.
The Rossoneri have once again been strongly linked with a move for the 25-year-old, especially after club owner, Silvio Berlusconi, recently said: "There are good chances that Adebayor will arrive this summer."
Milan's city rivals Inter, who have just been crowned Serie A champions, have also registered their interest, as Jose Mourinho looks to rebuild his ageing squad and pair Adebayor up front with Zlatan Ibrahimovich.
Arsenal fans have never really taken Adebayor to heart, especially after last summer's Milan speculation, and a poor campaign this time round resulted in some sections of the Emirates crowd booing the player.
Adebayor reacted to the fans' disquiet by saying: "It was not nice playing at home getting booed by my own fans.
"I don't know what to do anymore. If Porto, for example, wants Adebayor, it is not Adebayor's fault. Why boo me?"
With so much doubt surrounding Adebayor, Arsenal fans have been looking for some clarification as to whether he will be staying or going, but the player's agent, Stephane Courbis, has shrowded it in even more mystery.
Courbis told the Guardian: "Now I have no clue about that. For the moment, now is not the time to answer that. When the season will be finished we will see. But at the moment there is no answer I can give you and for the moment this is not the best time to speak about that.