Obafemi Martins joins Chinese club, Shanghai Shenhua

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Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins joined Chinese club, Shanghai Shenhua in a multi-million dollar deal according to BBC sports. Martins makes the switch from Seattle Sounders, where he scored 43 goals in 84 appearances for the MLS club he joined in March 2013.

Martins was linked with a move back to the Premier League in the January window, but British agent Tony Harris along with the player’s attorney Soroosh Abdi brokered the deal taking the Super Eagle to China instead. Martins becomes the latest high-profile player to make the switch to the cash-rich Super League.

 

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