Adebayor came off the bench to inspire Arsenal to victory at West Ham on Sunday and Wenger explained: "Last year I overused him.
"Now we go into a period where you play every three days. When there is a little breather in the championship you play a game in the Champions League.
"[That's why] I want to rotate a little bit. I have a small, compact squad but it is full of quality and I can only show that by trusting the players who are young but have quality."