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Emmanuel Adebayor holds talks with Chelsea about Premier League return

Former Arsenal and Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor has taken a giant step closer to making a Premier League return after holding talks with Chelsea, according to the Daily Mirror.

The Togolese striker has been without a club since leaving Tottenham over the summer, and has apparently held talks with Chelsea, West Ham and Watford about a possible return to action in the new year.

And the 31-year-old is said to be keen to return to the game and believes that he can still perform a job at the top level.

Adebayor came close to joining Aston Villa in August, but allegedly turned down the opportunity as he wanted to stay in London.

However, he has worked to maintain his fitness levels and despite his apparent appetite to return to football, there are inevitably doubts over his commitment.

Tottenham are still paying his £100,000-per-week salary, and The Mirror claims that he would likely command a similar wage at his new club, though he will probably only serve as a short term option.

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