Obafemi Martins Returns Back To Chinese Club, Shanghai

Shenhua did not say how long Martins’ new contract is for but he helps replace fellow Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo, who is on loan at Manchester United.

Obafemi Martins Returns Back To Chinese Club, Shanghai: Veteran Nigerian striker, Obafemi Martins, has returned back to his former Chinese club

Obafemi Martins Returns Back To Chinese Club, Shanghai 

Top News Portal Understands that the 35-year-old former Inter Milan and Newcastle United forward was without a club last year as he fought a hamstring injury.

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His last game was in April 2018 for the Chinese Super League side of Shenhua, for whom he scored 32 goals in 59 games in his previous time.

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Shenhua did not say how long Martins’ new contract is for but he helps replace fellow Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo, who is on loan at Manchester United.

Martins, who turned 36 in October, scored 18 goals in 42 appearances for Nigeria before retiring from national duty.

Shenhua will open the delayed CSL season on July 
25 against the reigning champions of Fabio Cannavaro, Guangzhou Evergrande.

 

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