Obafemi Martins

Obafemi Martins

Obafemi Martins

  • Date of Birth: 28 October 1984
  • Birthplace: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Position: Forward

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      Bournemouth to sign Obafemi Martins?

      Premier League newcomers Bournemouth will look to secure the services of former Newcastle United striker Obafemi Martins this summer.

      West Ham manager Sam Allardyce dismisses Obafemi Martins transfer rumours

      West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has dismissed reports suggesting that the club are looking to make a move for Seattle Sounders front man Obafemi Martins during the upcoming transfer window. 

      Obafemi Martins linked with West Ham loan switch

      Seattle Sounders striker Obafemi Martins has been linked with a return to the Premier League on a temporary basis with West Ham United in January.

      Martins back to Premiership?

      Obafemi Martins could well be on his way back the Premiership next summer, as the player has reportedly grown unhappy with life in Germany at Wolfsburg.

      Wolfsburg bid for Martins accepted

      Newcastle have accepted an offer from German Bundesliga champions Wolfsburg for the sale of star striker Obafemi Martins. It is understood that Wolfsburg will bring in Martins as they prepare for the departure of Dzeko.

      Martins eyes Wolfsburg move

      Newcastle striker Obafemi Martins is looking forward to quitting the club and trying his luck elsewhere, according to a German report. Wolfsburg are believed to be closing in on the Nigerian forward.

      Obafemi Martins to Arsenal?

      Arsenal could replace Emmanuel Adebayor with Newcastle striker Obafemi Martins. A cut-price deal could be pushed through for the Nigerian international forward, should fellow African Adebayor quit the club as expected.

      Martins to Tottenham?

      Obafemi Martins is reportedly a shock target for Tottenham on this busy January transfer window deadline day. There had been rumours that Darren Bent could be heading for St. James' Park whilst the Nigerian Martins would head the opposite direction.

      Kinnear braced for Toon battle

      Newcastle United chief Joe Kinnear has admitted his side face a real battle to stave off the threat of relegation this season after the 2-1 defeat at Manchester City.

      Arsenal on Martins alert

      Arsenal are reportedly on high alert after there were rumours that Obafemi Martins was set to ask for a transfer away from Newcastle in the January transfer window. The player is valued by the Toon in the region of £13 million.

      Arsenal back for Martins?

      There are reports on Monday morning that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger could rekindle his interest in Nigeria forward Obafemi Martins this January.

      Martins eyes improvement

      Newcastle striker Obafemi Martins is confident that after the Toon secured a wonderful 2-0 victory over Aston Villa on Monday night, the club's fortunes will turn around. Joe Kinnear has slowly given the team a new lease of life.

      Kinnear wants Barton break

      Newcastle temporary manager Joe Kinnear is hoping that Joey Barton will keep up his good form and prove just how useful he is. The Newcastle midfielder scored against Stoke last weekend.

      Spurs can clip Magpies' wings

      It might only be the Carling Cup third round but Wednesday night's tussle between strugglers Newcastle and Tottenham is massively important for both sides.

      Arsenal rule out Martins move

      Arsenal will not be making a move for Nigerian forward Obafemi Martins this summer, according to the Gunners' boss Arsene Wenger - who admitted he likes Martins - but will not make a move for the player.

      Martins open to Arsenal move

      Obafemi Martins has admitted he would be interested in making a move to Arsenal. The Newcastle frontman has been heavily linked with a departure away from St. James' Park.

      Gudjohnsen to Newcastle

      Eidur Gudjohnsen is reportedly on the verge of moving back to the Premiership from Spanish giants Barcelona, and West Ham and Newcastle are the big two linked with the Icelandic international.

      Keegan: Martins not for sale

      Kevin Keegan has warned Arsenal off talented forward Obafemi Martins. The Nigerian forward has been in good form during close season and rumours have emerged that the Gunners are lining up a £9 million offer for the player.

      Newcastle target Amara Diane

      Newcastle are targetting St. Etienne's exciting young striker Amara Diane. Kevin Keegan is understood to have been in attendance at Les Verts' last game, and was reasonably happy with the performance of Diane.

      West Ham surrender victory

      West Ham surrendered a 2-0 lead against Newcastle at Upton Park to put more pressure from the 'boo boys' on Alan Curbishley, as Newcastle grabbed two goals towards the end of the first half to see the result finish 2-2.