Emmanuel Adebayor has revealed he inspired Thomas Partey to signal for Arsenal forward of Premier League rivals Chelsea and Manchester United, regardless of his ‘hatred’ of the Gunners.
Mikel Arteta spent a lot of the summer season on the hunt for a brand new midfielder, finally securing a £45million deadline day swoop for the Ghana worldwide.
The previous Atletico Madrid man has made a optimistic begin to life in north London, already drawing comparisons with membership legend Patrick Vieira.
And Adebayor, who loved a profitable three-and-year stint on the Emirates earlier than issues turned bitter when he joined Manchester City in 2009, has admitted that he spoke to the no-nonsense midfielder earlier than his transfer to England.
Talking at a YouTube occasion in Ghana, Adebayor stated: “He advised me that some golf equipment in England, particularly Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, and others have proven curiosity in him and he wants recommendation.
“I suggested him to go to Arsenal as a result of I’ve had the chance to play there and I believe it is going to be good for his improvement.
“Arsenal is greater than a membership, it’s a household and I’m impressed along with his performances to this point within the Premier League.”
Adebayor’s newest remarks are fairly one thing, contemplating he admitted that he nonetheless ‘hated’ Arsenal in 2018 – 9 years after his controversial exit from the membership.
The Togo worldwide made his emotions in direction of his former aspect in his maiden marketing campaign on the Etihad, working the size of the pitch to rejoice in entrance of the Arsenal supporters after scoring towards his former aspect in a 4-2 win.
The ahead was consequently fined £25,000 for the incident, however it seems any lingering unhealthy feeling in direction of his previous employers has now gone.