Aberdeen signing Marshall: Adebayor would blank me at Man City

New Aberdeen signing Paul Marshall admits he was given the cold shoulder by his former Manchester City glamour teammates.

Marshall left City earlier this month to sign a six-month deal with Aberdeen and the 20-year-old midfielder leaves behind an experience most players could only dream of.

He rubbed shoulders with the likes of Carlos Tevez, Emmanuel Adebayor and Robinho on a daily basis but insists he learned far more from homegrown talents as opposed to the superstars who've arrived on the back of Sheikh Mansour's £400million cash injection.

He said: "I still came on as a player there but most of the help I got was from the young local lads as opposed to the big-name superstars.

"In fairness, Stephen Ireland was good with me as was Sylvinho, although he was almost like a coach.

"As for Tevez, he didn't have much English - and neither did Robinho.

"Adebayor could speak perfect English obviously, but chose to keep himself to himself."

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