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.

Nicolas Anelka has revealed why he left Paris Saint-Germain in 1997 without signing a professional contract with the French club.

Indeed, Nicolas Anelka was at that time only a youth player and at the age of 17 decided that he wanted to leave the club. The former French international has revealed his decision in a recent documentary.

Nicolas Anelka, who was participating in the launching of a football academy, has stated that France may reach the Euros finals. It was a long time since Anelka talk to the media and reporters were keen to find out what he has become and also asked him questions about current football events.

Former Arsenal and Liverpool striker, Nicolas Anelka has stated that Frenchman Franck Ribery will enjoy playing under Carlos Ancelotti.

The Italian manager is touted as being the man to replace Pep Guardiola, who will be leaving for Manchester City in the summer.

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