Former striker of PSG, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Liverpool, Manchester City, Fenerbahçe and Bolton, as well as the French national team, played only three games this season in the starting lineup in the Premiership. He scored one goal.
Although it is fully prepared his not is found in the lineup team for visit of Bayer in the Champions League. It is clear that the manager does not count on it. Anelka does the last season of his four-year contract. Villas-Boas said recently that the 32-year-old Frenchman refused to extend the contract, although it was later replicated that Anelka has not yet made a decision about his future.
Having recently discovered that the Chinese club ShanghaiShenhua ready to offer lucrative contract, Anelka has admitted that his days at Stamford Bridge are numbered.
– I love to play at this club. Chelsea was the best period of my career. It was totally a great feeling of playing and winning withgreat guys like Didier Drogba, John Terry, Frank Lampard and Florent Malouda. I was hoping that I’ll win another championship of England with Chelsea, but, unfortunately, this is obviously not going to happen – said Anelka.
Speaking steadily in the past tense, Anelka indirectly confirmed that he doesn’t sees his future at Chelsea, who gave him the green light to sign the preliminary contract with another club.
In addition to mentioning the Chinese team, interest in Nicolas Anelka showed Milan, Anzi Makhachkala, and the American ClubNew York Red Bulls, Los Angeles Galaxy, Philadelphia Unionand the Montreal Impact.
Drogba at the end of the season will be a free player, and the club he has not offered him new contract