Tottenham chairman Levy trying to find way to close deal for Man City's Adebayor

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy wants to sign permanently Emmanuel Adebayor.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy wants to sign permanently Emmanuel Adebayor.

Levy is keen to conclude a permanent deal with Manchester City for striker Adebayor. But his £170,000-per-week contract with City remains a key stumbling block.

Spurs currently pay 50 per cent of his wages.

A source said: "It will be a busy few months. The chairman won't allow Spurs to move backwards."

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