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Reports: Spurs release Adebayor on compassionate leave after Facebook posts

Adebayor has a complicated relationship with his siblings. Credit: PA

Tottenham Hotspur have given Emmanuel Adebayor compassionate leave to return to Togo to sort out some personal issues, according to the Daily Telegraph.

The striker has recently posted a series of updates on his Facebook page that listed a number of allegations against his family.

Adebayor admitted in his most recent post that he considered committing suicide on numerous occasions due to family issues.

"Many times I wanted to give up. Ask my sister Iyabo Adebayor how many times I have called and was ready to commit suicide," Adebayor wrote.

"I kept these stories for years. But if I die, no-one would know my story, no-one would learn from it. Some people say I should keep these stories private, but someone has to sacrifice himself, someone has to talk about it."

Adebayor will miss the final game of the season against Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday and will not travel on the post-season tour to Malaysia and Sydney.


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