Former Hull City manager Phil Brown says ex-Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha “brought magic to the Premier League”.

Brown made the declaration during a special SuperSport TV interview showcasing Okocha and his nephew Alex Iwobi.

MEANWHILE, Nigeria international Obafemi Martins has been ruled out of action for between six and seven months with a torn hamstring, his Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua announced on Wednesday, BBC Sport reports.

Martins sustained the injury against Kashima Antlers in the Asian Champions League on Tuesday.