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BREAKING NEWS: Obafemi Martins loses Ba to Besiktas

Africa Focus By: Ambrose Udeme | 31/01/2017

BREAKING NEWS: Obafemi Martins loses Ba to Besiktas

Former Chelsea, Newcastle and West Ham forward Demba Ba has ended his union with Nigeria's Obafemi Martins at Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua to rejoin Turkish side Besiktas.

The Senegalese who suffered a severe leg fracture back in July has signed a deal until the end of the season, according to Sky Sports.

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The former Chelsea man suffered a broken leg in a Chinese Super League derby involving his side Shanghai Shenshua and SIPG.

Meanwhile West Ham United Chief David Sullivan on Tuesday confirmed the Hammers tried to re-sign the Senegalese forward who may have been pushed out of the Chinese Super League side following the arrival of big money signing Carlos Tevez.

After one season with Chelsea, Ba in 2014 left Stamford Bridge for Super Lig football where he spent one season before leaving for the money-bag Chinese Super League in 2015.