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Both Aston Villa and West Ham failed in attempts to sign the striker

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Emmanuel Adebayor has been hailed as a "physical marvel" after passing his medical ahead of a loan move to Real Madrid.

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Manchester City are on the brink of moving Emmanuel Adebayor out of the club today, with Real Madrid agreeing last night to pay the striker more than £165,000 a week in a loan deal which carries a €17m (£14.5m) option to buy him outright this summer.

Painting of footballer Emmanuel Adebayor used to smuggle cannabis

Devious drug smugglers tried to conceal cannabis worth almost £3,000 in a painting of footballer Emmanuel Adebayor.

Emmanuel Adebayor and Kolo Toure in Manchester City training ground bust-up

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Wolfsburg striker Edin Dzeko admits he is unlikely to move to Manchester City in January.

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Manchester City legend Mike Summerbee is convinced the club will prosper no matter whether Carlos Tevez decides to leave or not.

Mancini calls on City to prove they can thrive without Tevez

Roberto Mancini may have to do without Carlos Tevez this weekend, but the Manchester City manager believes the Argentine will be at Eastlands for the long term, despite the pair's very public disagreement last Saturday after Tevez was substituted late on against Bolton.

Roberto Mancini demands focus from Emmanuel Adebayor

Roberto Mancini has told Emmanuel Adebayor to forget about leaving Manchester City and concentrate his energies on helping the Blues through the next month of the season.

Emmanuel Adebayor looks set for Juventus switch

Manchester City have rejected suggestions a deal has already been done for Emmanuel Adebayor to join Juventus on loan in January - but it does seem the striker's days at Eastlands are coming to an end.

David Platt backs Roberto Mancini to ride out Manchester City crisis

Roberto Mancini will get it right at Manchester City, according to first-team coach David Platt.

Emmanuel Adebayor says Manchester City arguments will continue

Emmanuel Adebayor has laughed off any suggestion of disunity in the Manchester City camp.

Touré admits 'problems' at City as Mancini calls for order

Roberto Mancini has convened a team meeting to order his players to keep their criticism of him and each other within the walls of Manchester City, though a delay to Carlos Tevez's anticipated return from Argentina contributed last night to the sense that the manager is battling to hold his squad together.

Lescott admits he must prove himself to Mancini

It seems like such a long time since Mark Hughes practically went to war to sign Joleon Lescott from Everton, but it is only 14 months since the defender arrived at Eastlands as a regular in the England squad with a £22 million price tag.

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