Martins signs N4bn Shanghai deal

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Martins signs N4bn Shanghai deal
Posted on: October 31, 2016, 06:08:48 AM
Former Eagles striker Obafemi Martins has extended his contract with Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua.

The former Inter Milan, Newcastle United and Wolfsburg star first penned a one-season deal with the Gregorio Manzano-led side, but will now stay with the club until the end of the 2017 season based on the new agreement.

ECSTACY : Nigeria and Birmingham City striker Obafemi Martins celebrates after scoring the winner against Arsenal in Sunday’s Carling Cup final at Wembley. Martins goal ended Birmingham’s nearly half a century trophy-less era.

Martins has averaged 0.5 goals per game (15 goals from 30 appearances) this season, a feat that helped him to get the new improved pay cheque.

The 32-year-old will pocket $9 million in wages (equivalent of N4.1 billion) in the new deal that he signed, $2.4 million more than his last deal.

 

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