Nicolas Anelka

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 8th, 2013
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Former winners David Beckham, Nicolas Anelka, Wesley Sneijder and Didier Drogba are among 39 players newly registered in squads named by clubs for the knockout phase. The UEFA Champions League round of 16 contenders have finalised their squad changes for the knockout phase with the return of David Be...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 27th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Ivory Coast captain and former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has left Shanghai Shenhua to sign a 1-1/2 year contract with Galatasaray, Turkish broadcaster CNN Turk said on Sunday. The channel did not give any more information and Galatasaray could not be reached for immediate commen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jan 27th, 2013
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Nicolas Anelka is set to join Juventus on a short-term deal, according to the club’s director general Giuseppe Marotta. Anelka will reportedly undergo a medical on Monday to allow the Shanghai Shenhua striker to sign a five-month deal, coinciding with the Chinese off-season. Marotta told Sky Italia: ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 20th, 2012
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The China careers of the former Chelsea strikers Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka are in doubt amid reports of unpaid wages at the end of a tumultuous year at Shanghai Shenhua. Local media have reported that Anelka’s management is in talks with the Chinese Super League club to annul the final y...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jul 15th, 2012
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As Didier Drogba touched down in China to begin the latest chapter of his glittering career, the Ivory Coast striker has called on two of his former Chelsea teammates to join him in Shanghai. Drogba, whose last action for the Blues came when he slotted home the final penalty to win the club their fir...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 12th, 2012
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HANGHAI: Football star Didier Drogba will arrive in China on Saturday to take up his new role at Shanghai Shenhua, his club said, amid high hopes he can reignite the 13th-placed team’s season. Drogba announced last month he had signed with the big-spending Chinese club until 2014, joining his f...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jun 20th, 2012
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Didier Drogba has sealed a two-and-a-half-year deal with Shanghai Shenhua – dashing Al Wasl’s dream of luring him to Dubai. The UAE Pro League side had made an audacious bid to sign the Ivory Coast striker after he decided to end his eight-year Chelsea stay following their Champions League success Bu...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jun 19th, 2012
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Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba’s long-expected move to big-spending Shanghai Shenhua has been confirmed by the Chinese club’s owner, media reports said Tuesday. Zhu Jun, who reportedly visited Drogba’s native Ivory Coast last week, said the 34-year-old was joining the club, bu...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
May 29th, 2012
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Real Madrid have reportedly made a surprise offer to sign Didier Drogba. The 34-year-old will be a free agent this summer after being released by Chelsea. He had been expected to make a lucrative switch to Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua to link up with former Blues teammate Nicolas Anelka. However, re...
By benim
In Soccer
Jan 25th, 2011
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Chelsea confirmed their return to form with a ruthless 4-0 win over Bolton Wanderers on Monday to keep a foothold in the Premier League title race. If ever there was a fixture for the champions to guarantee a win it is away to Bolton and they clinched their eighth victory in a row at the […]...