Nigerian Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins has undergone a successful surgery on his ruptured quadriceps tendon in the United Kingdom.
Martins suffered the injury during Shanghai Shenhua's Asian Champions League game against Kashima Antlers which ended 2-2 in midweek.
A Shanghai Shenhua's Instagram account posted a picture of Martins' on the bed with his right leg heavily strapped.
“Martins had a successful surgery in the UK,” the account wrote.
The message and photo were also posted on Twitter on Sunday.
The injury rules Martins out of a possible call-up to the Super Eagles for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia in June as he will be out for up to seven months... → Todayng's Report