Real Madrid have told Emmanuel Adebayor they won't be moving for him this month.

The Manchester City striker has been linked with a loan switch to Real during the January market.

But AS says Real will not be moving for the Togo star - even if their deal for Hamburg veteran Ruud van Nistelrooy falls through.

Real president Florentino Perez is adamant they will only sign Van Nistelrooy - and no-one else - in this month's market.

The Madrid decision is a blow to Adebayor and also City, which were keen to get the striker off their books.

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