Ade - I've done nothing wrong

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Man City striker Emmanuel Adebayor does not believe he should be banned following his behaviour in the victory over former club Arsenal.

Under-fire City star yet to hear from Football Association

Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor does not believe he should be banned following his behaviour in Saturday's victory over former club Arsenal. The Togo star scored City's third goal in a 4-2 win over the Gunners and caused controversy by running the length of the field to celebrate in front of away fans. Adebayor, who left Arsenal this summer in a £25million deal, is also in hot water after appearing to stamp on the face of ex-team-mate Robin van Persie. Critics have called for the 25-year-old to be handed a suspension, but he does not think he has done anything wrong and has yet to hear from the Football Association. "I don't know what I have done wrong to get banned," said Adebayor in The Sun.


"I have not heard the police or FA want to talk to me. The club have not said anything." Adebayor admits he made a mistake by running in front of the Gunners supporters after they reacted angrily and a steward was struck by a thrown object. But he maintains that the act was not premeditated, adding: "It was silly to run up in front of the Arsenal fans. But these people have been insulting me all game. "Even in the warm-up they were insulting me. They were saying things that are not nice to hear, personal things. "I didn't plan it, not at all. I didn't even know that I would score. The way things were going from the warm-up, at the end it came into my head.
"I would like to apologise to the steward for what happened, why not?" Adebayor is also looking forward to playing against Arsenal at Emirates Stadium on 24th April 2010. He said: "I can go and play at the Emirates for the return game, why not? I play for Manchester City and if they want me to go and play, I will play." Adebayor also claims that Van Persie, who branded his former colleague's actions 'mindless and malicious', did not accept an apology after the match. He added: "After the game I saw him and said sorry but he didn't even want to speak to me."

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