Martins To England For Surgery

Martins To England For Surgery
  • PublishedApril 6, 2018

Chinese Super League outfit Shanghai Shenhua on Thursday confirmed that their injured striker Obafemi Martins is presently in England for his surgery.

“Martins is flying to UK for surgery today. Be well soon,” the club wrote on their Twitter handle.

The 33-year-old is going to  be off actions for seven months  the after suffering a  hamstring injury in his right knee in Tuesday’s Asian Champions League encounter against Kashima Antlers.

Martins, who played for  Newcastle United and Birmingham City in England,  was replaced after his injury. Shenhua were dumped out of the  tournament after a 2-2 stalemate at Hongkou Stadium.

The former  Seattle Sounders attacker  has scored  three league  goals for Shenhua, who are placed sixth in the Chinese Super League.

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