- Current club: Lille OSC
- Date of Birth: 14 March 1979
- Birthplace: Le Chesnay, Le Chesnay, Paris, France
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Nicolas Anelka at Arsenal: Frenchman's explosive breakthrough remembered
a huge profit on the £500,000 they paid for him. Anelka was Arsene Wenger's first official signing as Arsenal manager, arriving at the club
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Chelsea have spent big this summer and all the signs are that Roman Abramovich and manager Frank Lampard mean business.
Former Chelsea star Nicolas Anelka believes the Blues have a good chance of winning the Premier League title after the summer investment.
There is nothing quite like a perfect hat-trick. Especially a hattrick in which the scoring player hits left and right-footed shots alongside a header.
AS Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe could reportedly favour a switch to Arsenal, should he part ways with the Principality outfit this summer.
Nicolas Anelka will ply his trade in the Indian Super League with Mumbai City FC as player-manager next season.
Australian midfield star Tim Cahill has joined Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua on a free transfer.
Former Arsenal and Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelkas has agreed on a short-term move to Indian League side Mumbai FC.
Serie A club Lazio interested in landing the signature of Nicolas Anelka from West Bromwich Albion on a six-month deal during the winter transfer window.
West Brom manager Steve Clarke has given his backing to misfiring striker Nicolas Anelka, despite the Frenchman yet to hit the back of the net since arriving at the Hawthorns. Anelka missed a glorious chance to put Albion 2-0 up against Arsenal on Sunday evening.
West Bromwich boss Steve Clarke has expressed satisfaction on having wrapped up deals for Stephane Sessegnon, Victor Anichebe and Morgan Amalfitano on the deadline day.
West Bromwich Albion have announced that Nicolas Anelka will resume his training with the squad ahead of the Premier League encounter with Swansea City this weekend.
The former French International was granted compassionate leave following the death of his long-time agent and close friend, Eric Manasse.
West Brom have made an ambitious bid for Marseille striker Jordan Ayew. The forward is one of three separate names that WBA manager Steve Clarke wants to bring to the Hawthorns before the end of the transfer window.
Question marks over the long term future of striker Nicolas Anelka have been put to rest. It had been reported that the French striker would be looking to quit from football.
West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka looks set to announce his retirement from professional football after clearing his locker room at the club's training ground on Thursday, according to the Telegraph.
West Bromwich striker Peter Odemwingie's purported move to Dubai based side Al Nasr has broken down according to Sky sources.
West Bromwich Albion have completed the signing of centre-back Diego Lugano from French Ligue 1 outfit Paris Saint-Germain.
Premier League side West Bromwich Albion assistant head coach Kevin Keen told his club website that they are in the look out for new faces in the transfer market.
West Bromwich Albion are in pole position to sign Lille forward Salomon Kalou, according to reports from France. WBA's manager Steve Clarke wants to partner Kalou with his former Chelsea team-mate Nicolas Anelka at the Hawthorns.
Chelsea reject Florent Malouda could well be on his way to West Brom, following his former teammate Nicolas Anelka.
The Baggies have completed the signing of former Chelsea and Arsenal forward Nicolas Anelka on a one year deal. The veteran French striker has previously represented the likes of Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City in England.