Manchester City have offered striker Emmanuel Adebayor to Real Madrid.

Marca says City have told Real they can take Adebayor on-loan to the end of the season with the option of a permanent deal in June.

Real coach Jose Mourinho has declared he is short of options in attack - and that was before Gonzalo Higuain was ruled out for six months due to back surgery.

Adebayor has now emerged as the best option offered to Real to solve Mourinho's attacking concerns.

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