Adebayor's history with Arsenal can inspire Spurs: AVB
Andre Villas-Boas wants to use Emmanuel Adebayor's bitter history with Arsenal to inspire Spurs in tomorrow's north London derby at the Emirates.
The Spurs manager is set to start the striker, pictured, against his former club, hoping he will be fired up to make an impact. Villas-Boas said: "I suggest to make the most of it we can use individuals' motivations and that is why we used Adebayor also in the game versus [Manchester] City last week."
Villas-Boas gave Adebayor his first league start of the season in last week's defeat to City. Adebayor scored for Tottenham against Arsenal last season and is still given a tough time by their fans after his move to City in 2009.
Villas-Boas said: "But hopefully it can have an positive effect... but it can [also] have a negative effect. So last year he scored from the penalty spot and had a good game and this is the type of revolt and motivation for matches like this."
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