Emmanuel Adebayor’s proposed move to Manchester City has developed into the “no comment” stage.
Yes, the stage where both parties in negotiations – including the player and his agent – decide to coy on the transfer’s progress.
Manchester City have supposedly completed holding talks with Adebayor, and the outcome of whatever discussion that took place should be revealed any time later this week.
The Togolese’s representative was questioned this morning about his client’s potential move to Eastlands, and he responded with a shy answer on what now appears a likely move for the Arsenal striker.
“I have no comment to make on this at the moment.” Stephane Courbis told sport.co.uk.
With Manchester City poised to begin a pre-season campaign in South Africa soon, the blues’ chairman reportedly promised fans in the country about witnessing the arrivals of some of football’s biggest names in Robinho, Tevez and Adebayor.
According to South African football site kickoff.com, Garry Cooke announced such news on MetroFM (the largest National Urban Commercial station in South Africa) yesterday.
They reported: City chairman Garry Cooke confirmed the news on MetroFM on Monday evening, at the same time announcing that the club had finalised deals with former Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez and Arsenal hitman Emmanuel Adebayor.
Adebayor, who would become the ninth striker on the blues’ books has been offered a five-year contract worth between £150,000-170,000 a week.