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Emmanuel Adebayor set to join Real Madrid

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.

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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.

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

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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.

Adebayor ready to face former club Arsenal

Roberto Mancini insists he would have no problem pairing hat-trick hero Emmanuel Adebayor with Carlos Tevez when Manchester City tackle Arsenal on Sunday.

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