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Obafemi Martins ignores newly-promoted AFC Bournemouth and Gulf riches

His representative also kills the AFC Bournemouth rumor.

Mike Russell / Sounder at Heart

How much fun is Obafemi Martins having with Seattle Sounders FC? Enough fun that one of his representatives is scuttling a rumored move to future EPL club AFC Bournemouth. That same representative went so far to declare that Martins turned down a move to an unnamed club in Persian Gulf.

''So there's no way he is leaving Seattle Sounders, you can talk about the off-season. He had offers from the Gulf and he didn't accept.

''Martins is settled in America. He has not had any contact with Bournemouth.''

Oba has enjoyed MLS and Seattle to the tune of being an MVP candidate in 2014, is second in Sounders FC MLS scoring and third in all-competitions scoring during the MLS era.

Late in 2014 Martins signed an extension with Sounders that was believed to roughly double his 1.7 million dollar salary at the time. Per the SL10 article that extension lasts through 2017.

After years of rumors and connections to clubs around the world, maybe it is time to think that Obafemi Martins is a Sounder at Heart.

Oba has sounders bursting from his chest

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