Free agent Emmanuel Adebayor linked with a shock return to Tottenham Hotspur this month [Tweets]

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Surely not.

In today’s game it’s not uncommon for former players to return to their old clubs, in a bid to complete some unfinished business, with David Luiz’s sensational return to Stamford Bridge last month just one example.

But, the latest rumours coming out of the press would certainly leave fans bemused and utterly speechless.

According to TuttoMercatoWeb former Spurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor could be closing in on a shock return to White Hart Lane.

According to the report, the Spurs hierarchy have contacted Adebayor, who’s currently a free agent, and have tabled a pay as you play deal, which the Togo striker is now mulling over.

The 32-year-old, saw his contract terminated in North London, only last September, with a subsequent loan move to Crystal Palace not working out, after the striker failed to prove his worth to Eagles boss Alan Pardew.

Whilst Mauricio Pochettino could do with another striker as his side challenge on four fronts this season, the decision to sign a player who was deemed surplus to requirements, and who the club actually paid off to leave early, doesn’t really make much sense.

In the aftermath of hearing this transfer link, Spurs fans have taken to Twitter to have their say, on the striker’s rumoured return to White Hart Lane.

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Adebayor coming back to Spurs has got to go down as one of the worst rumours ever #WelcomeHomeAde

— Spurs Bible (@Spurs_Bible) September 5, 2016

Must be a slow news day when the hacks are touting Adebayor back to Spurs. More chance of Paul Merson declaring he's a secret Yid

— PB (@spurs2212) September 5, 2016

@SpursOfficial if u are even considering @E_Adebayor there will be riots ????

— Michael Meade (@Mix2669) September 5, 2016

Adebayor, Adebayooooor, these rumours about re-signing you make me roll on the floor #rofl #Adebayor

— Jon Mannings (@jonthfc) September 5, 2016

Just seen the Adebayor story, nearly spat out my tea ?

— Zoe Pearson (@Z_PearsonTHFC) September 5, 2016

Are Spurs seriously back in for Adebayor...? FFS

— Chunky Monkey (@SpursyMonkey) September 5, 2016

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