Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Oba Martins set to replace Adebayor at Arsenal

Oba Martins set to replace Adebayor at Arsenal

Newcastle United hitman Obafemi Martins is set to replace Emmanuel Adebayor at Arsenal by signing for the Gunners as early as next month, reports The People.

Martins was one of several players shortlisted by the current regime for transfer, it has emerged, but Toon Managing Director Derek Llambias has now reiterated that no transfer dealings can begin until the club's ownership has been sorted out.

Arsene Wenger is a longtime fan of the 24-year-old Nigerian speedster, and a bid could be launched as soon as United welcome new owners at St James Park.

The former Inter Milan star who arrived at the Toon in 2006 for a fee of £10 million is valued by his current employers at £12 million.



For the very latest Championship odds

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Mehzeb Chowdhury
Date:Sunday July 19 2009
Time: 4:33PM

Comments

0
That would p*ss me right off.
Tom14
19/07/2009 19:10:00
0
One of our better players by far...Arsenal will sign him im sure of it! ...real shame.
xpertweb.co.uk
19/07/2009 19:30:00
0
We can't afford his wages. He's a genuine bloke and he loves the toon fans. I wouldnt want the lad to have to play Championship footie next year. He'll do very well at arsenal because they'll know how to use his pace and abilities to good effect. They also have creative midfielders who'll help him to 20 goals next year. Hope he does well wherever he goes next. I'm not that bothered where he goes (with the exception of the mackems) because there's no rivalry while we're in a different division. The way things are going, we're facing a few years in the fizzy pop league.
geordie_mark
19/07/2009 21:10:00
0
I think he would do well at Arsenal. As long as he can stay fit
sfosteruk
20/07/2009 17:05:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Stats: Newcastle v Rotherham United

All the stats from Newcastle (4) vs (0) Rotherham United, St James' Park, 21/1/17 Att: 52,208

Newcastle v Rotherham - Team Sheets

Newcastle United are at St James' Park with Rotherham the visitors for the latest Championship game.

Townsend Deja Vu

With just over a week to run in the transfer window, this could drag out a little

Match Day Officials v Rotherham (21/1/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Rotherham United this Saturday.

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Rotherham MotM
Suggested By:
Darlow1%
Yedlin0%
Lascelles0%
Clark33%
Dummett0%
Ritchie33%
Hayden0%
Shelvey0%
Gouffran0%
Perez0%
Murphy33%
Sub - Ameobi0%
Sub - Lazaar0%
Sub - Sterry0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 27 19 1 7 58 33
2 Brighton 26 17 6 3 57 24
3 Huddersfield 27 15 4 8 49 2
4 Leeds Utd 27 15 3 9 48 10
5 Reading 26 14 4 8 46 2
6 Sheff Wed 27 13 6 8 45 5
7 Derby County 27 12 7 8 43 6
8 Barnsley 27 12 5 10 41 5
9 Fulham 26 10 10 6 40 13
10 Norwich 27 12 4 11 40 5
11 Preston 27 11 7 9 40 3
12 Birmingham 27 9 10 8 37 -5
13 Aston Villa 27 8 12 7 36 1
14 Ipswich 27 9 7 11 34 -5
15 Brentford 27 9 6 12 33 -1
16 Cardiff 26 9 6 11 33 -9
17 Q.P.R. 27 9 6 12 33 -11
18 Wolves 27 8 8 11 32 -3
19 Forest 27 8 6 13 30 -7
20 Bristol City 27 8 3 16 27 -4
21 Wigan 27 6 7 14 25 -8
22 Burton 27 6 7 14 25 -11
23 Blackburn 27 6 7 14 25 -12
24 Rotherham 27 4 4 19 16 -33
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 1 2017 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 5:30PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Toon_NoMatterWot141
2.CuckFan139
3.keggy_keagal51
4.PieMag47
5.Mcnamee6742
6.Finn_the_Dog39
7.officemonkey29
8.The Pyrry27
9.billybobcat26
10.braith195217
Vital Football Comment