City striker Emmanuel Adebayor looks set to re-join Monaco in a cut price £9m deal.
The Togolese striker was a big hit with City supporters during his first season at Eastlands, but fell down the pecking order following the signing of Mario Balotelli and Roberto Mancini’s tactic of playing Carlos Tevez on his own up front.
Adebayor fell further down the line in January when City signed Edin Dzeko for £27m from Wolfsburg and now looks set to join Roque Santa Cruz through the Eastlands exit door.
In his first season at City, Ade made 31 appearances, scoring 14 goals, but also served two suspensions, the first of which came in the infamous incident at home to Arsenal, while the second came following his sending off at Stoke. Ade also experienced terror at the African Cup of Nations when the Togo team bus was attacked by gunmen.
This season, Ade has made just 14 appearances, with half of these coming as substitute. To date, he has one league goal to his name, with his other four coming in the Europa League.
Adebayor played for Monaco for three years between 2003 and 2006, making 79 appearances and scoring 18 goals.
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