Roberto Mancini issues Emmanuel Adebayor warning

22 April 2010 03:52
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is confident Emmanuel Adebayor will learn the lessons of past mistakes and keep his focus purely on the football when he returns to former club Arsenal on Saturday.

The now-retired Togo striker returns to the Emirates Stadium for the first time since his controversial £25million exit from Arsenal last summer, and the first time since his stormy appearance against the Gunners earlier this season.

Adebayor was handed a four-match ban for raking his studs down the face of former team-mate Robin van Persie, an action which drew an angry verbal response from the Dutchman.

Behave yourself: Mancini has ordered Adebayor to not repeat mistakes at Arsenal

That incident would have been bad enough had it not come straight after an ill-advised goal celebration from the forward, when he raced the full length of the field to slide right in front of the Gunners' supporters after scoring against his old club.

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Source: Daily_Mail

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