Nikica Jelavic moves to China - and another former Premier League striker could be next 6 years ago

Nikica Jelavic moves to China - and another former Premier League striker could be next

West Ham striker is the latest Premier League footballer to move to China, with Beijing Ren He completing a £4m deal.

The striker joins Ramires and Paulinho in the Asian country, where former Chelsea striker Demba Ba is also plying his trade.

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And another former Premier League hotshot could become the next Far East export, with Obafemi Martins close to joining Ba at Shanghai Shenhua.

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Martins, who spent last season with MLS franchise Seattle Sounders, is awaiting a visa before he can complete a move to the club, according to Daily Post Nigeria.

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The Nigeria international, who played in England for Newcastle United and Birmingham City, was one of the top scorers in Major League Soccer last season.

Seattle have a ready-made replacement for the veteran, with American prodigy Jordan Morris agreeing professional terms for the club.