Tottenham Hotspur's Emmanuel Adebayor released from hospital

Emmanuel Adebayor of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton at White Hart Lane on February 9, 2014
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Tottenham Hotspur confirm that Emmanuel Adebayor has been released from hospital after contracting a mild case of malaria.

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed that Emmanuel Adebayor has been released from hospital after contracting a mild case of malaria.

The Togolese forward was taken ill at the weekend and will miss the Premier League outfit's pre-season tour of North America.

Spurs have since provided an update on Adebayor's health, stating on their official website: "We are pleased to report that Emmanuel Adebayor has been released from hospital after being admitted on Saturday suffering from a mild bout of malaria.

"The striker will now rest for a minimum of seven days before making a return to training and will continue to be assessed."

Tottenham will play friendlies against the Seattle Sounders, Toronto FC and Chicago Fire during their tour this month.

Tottenham's Emmanuel Adebayor celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Dnipro during their Europa League match on February 27, 2014
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