Emm has Ade-nuff of losing
EMMANUEL ADEBAYOR has told Tottenham to show they’re still capable of winning the title by bouncing back from their hammering at Arsenal.
Sunday’s 5-2 mauling by the Gunners put a severe dent in Spurs’ hopes – dropping them 10 points behind leaders Man City.
Adebayor, who put Harry Redknapp’s side 2-0 up before their capitulation, is bullish about Spurs’ hopes of winning the league for the first time since 1961.
And he’s backed his team-mates to bounce back with a win against Man United this Sunday.
The Togo striker said: “If you want to be champions these are the kind of games we have to be winning.
“The Arsenal game has been a tough one, the defeat is very heavy, but we have to carry on.
“We have to keep focused. We have to show character in front of our fans and manage to win that game.”
After losing just once in their previous 15 games, defeat at the Emirates was a surprise for most.
And for former Gunner Adebayor it was particularly hard to take.
But he acknowledges Arsenal deserved to win.
He added: “After my goal I thought the game was over, but they showed good character, played good football and came back – so congratulations to Arsenal.”
Redknapp could be forced to give England Under-21 right-back Adam Smith his debut on Sunday after Kyle Walker suffered an ankle injury against Arsenal.
Smith could be thrown into the first team after being recalled from his loan at Leeds on Monday.
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