Manchester City will block Emmanuel Adebayor’s attempts to engineer a move to Tottenham.

The striker currently on loan at Real Madrid has previously admitted that a move to White Hart Lane was his first choice before he moved to Spain.

Another stumbling block for a potential move for Adebayor is the fact he earns a massive £180,000 at Eastlands – three times what Tottenham’s highest-earning players get per week.

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