Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor is on the verge of returning to French club AS Monaco.

The Togo international has failed to secure a deal anywhere else so may be forced to rejoin the club he spent two-and-a-half seasons with between 2003 and 2006.

Adebayor's agent has reportedly held talks with Monaco and it is believed the former Arsenal star is ready to put pen to a £9million deal.

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