West Ham midfielder Alex Song admits he was disappointed that the club couldn’t bring in Emmanuel Adebayor on deadline day, reports Sky Sports.
The Hammers were close to completing the deal late on deadline day, but Tottenham owner Daniel Levy blocked the transfer, citing that he didn’t want to sell to a rival.
West Ham are currently just two places and four points behind Spurs in the Premier League this season, but have surprised many after picking up impressive wins against Liverpool and Manchester City this season. So strengthening their team could be a risk for Spurs’ chances of finishing in Europe.
As for Adebayor, it was unknown how keen he was to be loaned out to West Ham, but staying in London would be been a sweetener for the deal. He’s getting little game time in attack, following the resurgence of Harry Kane, and midfielder Alex Song, who played with Adebayor at Arsenal, was hoping to renew acquaintances.
“I think if he was coming it would be very good for us – he is a great player. I played with him for five years, I know what he can do. It didn’t happen, but now I want just to tell him good luck. We just have to focus now, just to do our job very well,” he said.
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