Adebayor goes too far with massive pop at Rosicky

Sarah Winterburn

Emmanuel Adebayor has really gone too far with his latest comments about Arsenal’s perma-injured hero Tomas Rosicky.

The Czech midfielder played only 170 Premier League games in ten years with the Gunners but the little Mozart still left the Emirates with the affection of Arsenal fans.

“I was the strongest player on the team, despite the fact that I weighed 73kg,” Adebayor told French publication So Foot about his Arsenal years. “Chelsea had [Michael] Essien and [Michael] Ballack in midfield. We had Rosicky.

“If you said as much as ‘how are you’ to him, he would then be injured for two-and-a-half months.”

Adebayor spent three years with Arsenal between 2006 and 2009 and he clearly believes the club did not match his ambitions.

“In the small games, talent can make the difference, but you can’t win with children at Old Trafford,” he said, apparently forgetting that he was in the Arsenal side – along with Rosicky – that won 1-0 at Old Trafford in September 2006.