Thursday, April 05, 2018

Obafemi Martins Wheelchaired into Airport, Flies to London for Surgery

Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua have provided an update on the injury situation of Nigeria international Obafemi Martins and it's still not looking good for the former Inter Milan wonderkid.

Martins was wheelchaired into the airport before his trip to the English capital, where he will undergo knee surgery on Friday morning.

''Taking into account the time and visa and other factors, after consultations with the players themselves, Martins will fly to London on BA169 at 11 am Beijing time this morning,''  Shanghai Shenhua stated in a press release. 

''He will undergo knee surgery in London on Friday morning. Although Martins told the club that he did not want fans to bid him farewell in the morning, many fans of Shenhua had arrived at Pudong Airport after learning of the news. 

''Prior to his departure, Martins hoped that the club would convey his gratitude to the fans. 

''He would also do his best to cooperate with rehabilitation treatment and try to return to the pitch as soon as possible. We wish him a smooth operation!''.

Source -allnigeriasoccer

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