Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins looking for a new club

Obafemi Martins

Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins has not played for his nation given Mar 2013

Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins is looking for a new bar after bouncing behind from a prolonged lay-off with a ripped hamstring injury.

The 34-year-old scored 32 goals and supposing 9 assists in 59 appearances for Chinese Super League bar Shanghai Shenhua before a season-ending reversal in Apr 2018.

The fit-again former Inter Milan and Newcastle United forward, who assimilated Shenhua from Major League Soccer side Seattle Sounders, is gripping his options open.

“It feels good to be behind and it’s critical to stay certain forward of a subsequent phase,” he said.

Martins who has not played for his nation given Mar 2013, scored in both legs of a Chinese FA Cup final to assistance Shanghai Shenhua win a 2017 Chinese FA Cup.

It is a initial time given he began his veteran career in 2001 that Martins finds himself but a club.

He detonate into a general limelight during Italian side Inter Milan before switching to Newcastle in Aug 2006.

Martins scored 35 goals in his 3 seasons with a Magpies, after fasten Birmingham City on loan in 2011.

The striker, who has also had spells in Germany, Russia and Spain, will be remembered for scoring Birmingham City’s leader in their 2-1 Carling Cup final feat over Arsenal in 2011 – a club’s initial silverware given 1963.