West Brom sign Nicolas Anelka

West Bromwich Albion player Youssouf Mulumbu tweeted this picture.
West Bromwich Albion player Youssouf Mulumbu tweeted this picture Credit: Twitter/Youssouf Mulumbu

West Brom have confirmed the signing of former France striker Nicolas Anelka. The 34-year-old, who was a free agent, has signed an initial one-year contract at the Hawthorns with the option of a second.

The club confirmed on Twitter: "Albion have tonight completed the signing of @anelkaofficiel on a one-year deal, with a further year's option in the club's favour."

The deal means Anelka will once again team up with West Brom manager Steve Clarke, who was a coach at Chelsea.

Read more on West Brom's signings here

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