Striker Emmanuel Adebayor has revealed he is not bothered by any boos and remains committed to Tottenham Hotspur, despite speculation to the contrary, the Daily
Adebayor came on as a substitute during Spurs’ 2-1 home win over Sunderland at weekend to some sections of the crowd booing his name – it was his first competitive appearance since the 9th of November.
Injury, illness and compassionate leave have meant it has been a long time since the man from Togo featured in a Spurs shirt, with it also being the first time he has made the pitch at home since publically criticising the White Hart Lane crowd.
However the player was adamant he is committed to his club despite his reputation and speculation chairman Daniel Levy wants the £100,000 a week striker off his wage bill.
He said: “For me, I am not here to win any fans back. I am here to do my job as a professional.
“I just want to play football and enjoy myself. I know if you do good, they will applaud you. I know if you do bad, they will boo you. It is as simple as that.
“A lot of people say I always play for contracts — at the end of the day, we are all footballers. This is my life, this is my work, this is what I do to feed my family. At the moment I have a contract with Tottenham, I am committed to the club and I will always give my best to my club.
“Obviously I expect to see the season out with them otherwise I would have come out and said I want to leave.”
Interest from smaller Italian clubs has dwindled in the wake of the player’s wage demands and like fellow big money striker Roberto Soldado, Adebayor has struggled in front of goal this season.
The Togolese forward has just two goals to his name from 13 appearances – meaning much of the goal scoring burden has fallen on the shoulder of Harry Kane.
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