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06 Apr 2012 13:17:08

Redknapp unsure over Adebayor future

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp admits Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor's long-term future at Tottenham is still uncertain.

Adebayor has scored 14 goals since arriving on loan from Manchester City at the start of the season and Redknapp credits the 28-year-old as a key figure in his side's impressive form this term.

It is believed Adebayor is keen to stay at Tottenham on a permanent basis, but Redknapp knows the former Arsenal star's reported weekly wage of £170,000 could prove a big stumbling block in negotiations.

"He scored two goals last week against Swansea and he has been excellent, but whether it's possible to do a deal, I wouldn't be sure," Redknapp said.

"Manu is on loan at the moment and that's where we're at.

"The chairman will deal with (any negotiations) at the end of this season. I wouldn't have a clue whether (a permanent transfer) is a possibility or not."

Some reports claim City's players want Adebayor back next season to add a different dimension to their forward line.

But Redknapp doubts that will happen as the player had a difficult relationship with boss Roberto Mancini, who has a wealth of other attacking options.

"His future doesn't seem to be there," Redknapp added. "He probably needs to move on.

"City have just gone through a dicky little spell recently but they have lots of good strikers there.

"If you look at the quality they have up front, they are full of top players."


AFP

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