Manchester City back to square one as Real fail to take the bait

Mirror Football has reported that Emmanuel Adebayor will not be signing permanently for Real Madrid. Manchester City chiefs hoped a successful loan spell at Real Madrid would allow City to cut their losses with Adebayor – who fell out with the hierarchy at Man City less than 18 months after his £25m arrival from Arsenal.

Adebayor scored twice in the Champions League against Spurs and has become a popular member of the Real Madrid squad. But the Spanish giants are unwilling to meet the £15m asking price. All of this causes a major problem for Adebayor because he is now set to return to a club that doesn’t want him and his £100,000 per week wages means there are unlikely to be many suitors for the Togo player at a level he feels he should be playing at.

It appears that there is no future for Adebayor at Manchester City because the player doesn’t see eye to eye with the current manager Roberto Mancini and Manchester City signed Edin Dzeko as a replacement in January. This all is likely to mean that Manchester City will be forced to sell Adebayor at way below market value just to get rid of the player.

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