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Adebayor reveals the shocking reason why he left Real Madrid

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 17/07/2017

Emmanuel Adebayor reveals why he left Real Madrid

Emmanuel Adebayor has revealed why he left Real Madrid after his Six-month loan spell at the club.

The striker opened up on the reason why he was not signed on a permanent basis by the European Champions after the 2010-11 season.

He joined from Real Madrid on loan from Manchester City in January, he scored five goals in 14 La Liga appearances under Jose Mourinho and he helped the reigning European champions to lift Copa del Rey.

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The former Monaco striker said his late brother sent an official letter that they should not keep him and the Togolese striker believes that the letter played a major part in the move.

The striker has been battling with family problems which have affected his performance according to the striker. The striker went as far to reveal his personal problems with his family.

The Istanbul Basaksehir striker has now seen life in a different dimension and he has revisited the controversy which brought an untimely end to his Bernabeu career.

In an interview with the BBC this week, he said: 'It's a tough one. It's a difficult one.

Today, I think I made the right decision to go public because of what I have been through.

'People will say yes, you have to keep it for yourself. I had done everything to stay in Real Madrid but because of my late brother, I couldn't stay there.

'He sent a letter, an official letter from Adebayor's family to the club [saying] that they should not keep me.

'I'm not saying that's why they did not keep me, but it can be part of it. Even if it's 10 per cent, it is a lot.'

Adebayor admits he still does not have a good relationship with his family, claiming that they never get in touch with him if he sustains an injury but only to ask for money.