RUMOR - As the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet reports, the Swedish forward Tony Mårtensson is planning to leave the KHL after this season. However, he is not going to return to Sweden yet and would rather like to play in Switzerland.

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"Yes. He wants to stay abroad," the president of Djugården, who had been interested in bringing the 34-year-old back to Sweden, told Aftonbladet. According to further information of the newspaper, Mårtensson would rather like to play in Switzerland next season than return to Sweden.

The Swedish international has played for SKA St. Petersburg for the past five seasons. This season so far, the 34-year-old has completed 61 games and put up 17 goals and 21 assists for 36 points. (tme)

UPDATE According to Aftonbladet's article, which has now been updated, Tony Mårtensson has offers from Genève-Servette HC, HC Lugano, and SC Bern on his table. (tme) 11 March 2015, 1:02 PM
UPDATE According to manager and head coach Chris McSorley, Genève-Servette HC will not be Tony Mårtensson's next destination. As McSorley tells the Tribune de Genève when prompted about the rumored offer: "He will very likely be playing in the Swiss league as of next season but not in Geneva." - 12 March 2015, 8:29 PM

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