Nicolas Anelka

Nicolas Anelka

Nicolas Anelka

  • 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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      How will Chelsea's summer signings fare?

      Chelsea have spent big this summer and all the signs are that Roman Abramovich and manager Frank Lampard mean business.

      Nicolas Anelka speaks on Chelsea's title prospects

      Former Chelsea star Nicolas Anelka believes the Blues have a good chance of winning the Premier League title after the summer investment.

      Five Perfect Hat-Tricks in Football History

      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.

      Mbappe would favour Arsenal move because of Wenger, close associate says

      AS Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe could reportedly favour a switch to Arsenal, should he part ways with the Principality outfit this summer.

      Nicolas Anelka joins Mumbai City FC as player-manager

      Nicolas Anelka will ply his trade in the Indian Super League with Mumbai City FC as player-manager next season.

      Tim Cahill signs for Shanghai Shenhua

      Australian midfield star Tim Cahill has joined Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua on a free transfer.

      Nicolas Anelka joins Mumbai FC

      Former Arsenal and Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelkas has agreed on a short-term move to Indian League side Mumbai FC.

      Lazio eye move for former Blues striker

      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.

      WBA boss Clarke backs misfiring Nicolas Anelka

      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 Brom boss Clarke happy with transfer business

      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.

      Nicolas Anelka to resume training with the Baggies

      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 tracking Jordan Ayew

      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.

      Nicolas Anelka will return to West Brom

      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.

      Nicolas Anelka retiring 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.

      Odemwingie move to Al Nasr breaks down

      West Bromwich striker Peter Odemwingie's purported move to Dubai based side Al Nasr has broken down according to Sky sources.

      West Brom complete the signing of Diego Lugano

      West Bromwich Albion have completed the signing of centre-back Diego Lugano from French Ligue 1 outfit Paris Saint-Germain.

      West Bromwich is search of fresh faces

      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 Brom leading race to sign Salomon Kalou

      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.

      Malouda To West Brom?

      Chelsea reject Florent Malouda could well be on his way to West Brom, following his former teammate Nicolas Anelka.

      Nicolas Anelka signs for West Brom

      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.