It is a transfer possibility that fascinates the Arsenal faithful as much as Manchester City themselves and their fans.
But why have the world’s richest club switched attention to our humble Togolese after failing to lure a host of prominent strikers?
Maybe, just maybe, it is because no other Premier League striker has been more prolific against them.
Adebayor has scored a stunning four goals in his last two appearances against the blues – capping a brace in both home (April 2009) and away (February 2008) matches.
City have learned their lesson, and Mark Hughes will practice the theory of getting an enemy on your side.
Perhaps Tottenham – Adebayor’s goal-gifters – may have also contemplated a similar move for Arsenal’s unwanted man.
Well, here is a compilation of Adebayor’s haunting of City.