Adebayor scored in their Capital One Cup defeat to West Ham United.
Dembele told the London Evening Standard: “Of course Adebayor’s hungry [to play]. You could see that in training for a long time. It was not just his goal, he played well in the game. He was a target man and when you played it to him, he could return it and we would play off him. I think Defoe played perfect too so we know we have this option as well.
“We have a very good squad and everyone is very hungry because we have a lot of competition for places. Everybody is very sharp every day but now we need to show it on the pitch that everything is not finished.”
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