Yobo may go on loan, Martins injured again

first_imgSuper Eagles captain Joseph Yobo may be sent on loan to another Turkish club Gaziantepspor following a new rule on foreign players.Yobo’s club Fenerbahce have 11 foreigners and are looking for a way to cut it to the allowed 10.And the Turkish cup winners have just secured Alves Bruno, who plays the same role as Yobo and the Nigeria defender is being rumoured to be the one to give way, reports MTNFootball.com.Foreigners at Fenerbahce include Christian Baroni, Milos Krasic, Raul Meireles, Pierre Webo and Miroslav Stoch.The 32-year-old Yobo has spent a season and a half at the top Istanbul outfit after he first moved there on loan from English Premier League side Everton.Meanwhile, former Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins is nursing a calf injury and as such did not feature for Seattle Sounders against San Jose Earthquakes. ‘Obagoal’ suffered a calf injury in the game against Vancouver and so was ruled out of the weekend game.The former Levante of Spain striker has been unlucky with injuries since he joined the Major League Soccer (MLS) side.“Oba still hasn’t recovered from the kick he took in the calf in the Vancouver game,” disclosed Seattle coach Sigi Schmid.Martins was picked for the MLS Team of Week 20 following his brace against DC United.He has scored seven goals since he joined Seattle Sounders.last_img

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