Martins’ Move To China Is Yet To Be Finalised – Sounders GM

Major League Side, Seattle Sounders general manager Garth Lagerwey has said Obafemi Martins’ transfer to China has not been finalised.

The GM also confirmed that Martins was not with the club at their training camp in Walnut, California, and that there was interest in the Nigerian forward from a Chinese club.

Lagerwey said, “It could take a while to have that resolved. And there’s really nothing we can add at this point.”

He said that the club should be able to confirm more details in the coming days of the Nigerian’s move to China.

“We’ll do what we need to do, we have contingency plans. If that third DP spot opens up, it gives us a lot more roster flexibility and the ability to implement our long-term vision for this team,” he said.

All of this makes Martins’ departure sound rather certain, but Lagerwey dangled the possibility that the deal could fall through, “If it doesn’t, then we’ll have Obafemi Martins back and that’ll be a good thing, too.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s