West Brom fail to bring Rubin Kazan's Martins back from Russian exile
21:47 GMT, 5 July 2012
West Brom have failed in a loan move for Obafemi Martins from Rubin Kazan.
The 27-year-old Nigeria international has fallen out of favour at the Russian outfit, making just seven Europa League appearances last season.
No return: Obafemi Martins (left)
Martins moved to Russia from Wolfsburg in 2010 following his three-year stint at Newcastle.
He was loaned back to Premier League side Birmingham in 2011, hitting the winning goal in their successful Carling Cup run.