Spurs manager Harry Redknapp rescued him from the obscurity of training with the youth team at City.
"With Mancini, the problems were about football."
Long-term, Adebayor has no idea what the future holds. He said: "I am here for one season and I am on loan.
"After that, I don't know. That is up to the clubs. Maybe if I am the league top scorer, City will want me back!"