Obafemi Martins signs alarming N4bn deal with Shanghai Shenhua

Obafemi Martins signs alarming N4bn deal with Shanghai Shenhua

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Nigerian forward, Obafemi Martins has penned a new contract extension worth about $9 million (over N4 billion) in wages with his Chinese club, Shanghai Shenhua.

Martins, who has played for Newcastle United, Wolfsburg, Inter Milan, MLS and Seattle Sounders joined Shanghai Shenhua last February on a nine-moth deal worth $6.6 million, according to sounderatheart.com.

The former Nigerian international however could not find his best form but after Demba Ba suffered a broken leg, Martins got up and running and now has 15 goals in 31 appearances in the current season.

Shenhua currently sit 4th in the China Super League table and has now decided to extend Martins’ contract by another year, increaing his wages by $2.4 million.

 

 

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