Nicolas Anelka has not made any competitive appearance for any club since 2015 which is the year when the Frenchman left Mumbai City.

The veteran player was actually serving a player-manager role in the Indian club but made his way out after only 1 season.

A former Liverpool boss Rick Parry has complained of how difficult it is now for top clubs to get the business done without making noise.

The Chief Executive hinted that transfer market enthusiasts want information that makes it difficult for transfers to be done quietly.

Premier League side Arsenal are resilient in their chase for French teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe. Embattled French manager Arsene Wenger is confident of landing the player this summer. It would be the biggest transfer coup in the club’s history if the deal happens.

Monaco seems focused on keeping the talented youngster, preferring he contributes to the team than selling him for a world record fee. Real Madrid and Paris St Germain are other sides that are keen on breaking the world record for the youngster. They are historically higher spenders but the Gunners want this one badly.

There have been so much noise about Monaco teenager KylianMbappe, especially after his recent showdowns with top sides in the Champions League.

There have been questions if the young striker would go on to be a prolific goalscorer like Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.

Nicholas Anelka’s past has come hunting in his latest endeavours.

The former Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea striker was appointed as an adviser by Eredivisie outfit Roda JC Kerkrade after a Swiss-Russian takeover was completed. The new owner Alexei Korotaev wants the Premier League legend to help as the new management seeks to stabilize things but Anelka’s past might be a stumbling block.

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has branded Nicolas Anelka as one of the players who had a major influence on his career.

It comes as a surprising statement considering that Anelka is regarded as one of the journeyman in football.

On September 27 of 2016, Sam Allardyce was removed from his managerial position from the England national football team after only having been in charge of the national side for around 70 days and the main reason of why Allardyce spent such a short period of time was due to the 2016 English football scandal which was a string of events that involved many figures from English football clubs being fired due to allegations of corruption and things of this nature.

There were investigations being done in relation to a few managers of English clubs including Southampton, Queens Park Rangers and Barnsley. Many of the head chiefs of these clubs had been involved in some way or another with bribery, avoiding tax and even becoming ambassador for fictitious sports company as a way to earn money in exchange for players.

Wayne Rooney has been really dragged around the past few weeks for his current form for United.

The career of the golden boy is winding down fast. Roy Hodgson did him a favour by selecting him for the Euro 2016 else his international career could have gone to the dogs. He has lost his starting shirt at Old Trafford under Jose Mourinho, playing the role of the regular substitute in games.

Former Paris Saint-Germain and Arsenal striker Nicolas Anelka has stated that the French team is the favorite to win the first Champions League match on Tuesday.

Former African player of the year Freddie Kanoute says he has no regrets choosing Mali when he had the opportunity to play for France.

The player, who is 38 years of age now, has played for top clubs in the Europe including West Ham,Tottenham and Sevilla. He is now based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) even though he was born in France. Kanoute represented the French team up until the Under 21 level in 1990 due to his great football skills but decided, rather surprisingly, to return to Africa to play for Mali.

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