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Martins makes Wolfsburg move

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Wolfsburg have completed the signing of Obafemi Martins from Newcastle with the player agreeing a four-year contract with the Bundesliga outfit after passing a medical.

The Nigerian striker makes the move for an undisclosed fee and arrives in Wolfsburg just a week before they begin the defence of the Bundesliga title they won last season.

"He is just the type of player that we were looking for to complement Grafite and Edin Dzeko," said the Wolves' coach Armin Veh.

"He is not only quick, but he has also proven how dangerous he is in front of goal."

Martins was keen on the move when he first learnt of Wolfsburg's interest and he is looking forward to getting the chance to gain experience in his third European league after previously representing Inter Milan in Serie A.

"I am delighted the transfer has gone through," he said. "The Bundesliga is one of the strongest leagues in the world and I am happy to be able to play for the defending Bundesliga champions.

"This is going to be a great challenge."

Martins could make his debut next Friday night when Wolfsburg host Stuttgart at the VW-Arena in the opening fixture of the new Bundesliga season.

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