Daniel Levy confident of offloading Spurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor to Aston Villa
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is growing increasingly confident of securing a deal to sell troublesome striker Emmanuel Adebayor to Aston Villa.
The Daily Mail claim the tough negotiator is so desperate to see the back of the former Arsenal striker he is prepared to drop his customary hard-line stance.
Villa are in need of a forward after selling Christian Beneteke to Liverpool and Tim Sherwood knows he can get the best out of Adebayor after he rejuvenated him during his spell at Spurs.
The north Londoners have been keen to offload the Togo international after his struggles on and off the pitch despite his massive £100,000 a week salary.
They came close to agreeing a loan deal with West Ham in January before deciding against helping out their London rivals.
Adebayor’s wages and Spurs’demand for a £5m transfer fee are set to relaxed by Levy as he looks to get the deal done.
The report also adds that Roberto Soldado may well stay if Adebayor leaves with him still respected by the players and management despite his awful two seasons.
Spurs fans would no doubt rather see the back of Soldado and two new faces up-front alongside Harry Kane, though.