FA appoints expert to help with Anelka inquiry

Anelka made the controversial gesture during the Baggies' 3-3 draw at West Ham in December Credit: Stephen Pond/PA Wire

The Football Association is working with an "appointed expert" as part of its ongoing investigation into Nicolas Anelka's controversial 'quenelle' goal celebration.

The gesture is regarded by some in France as being anti-Semitic.

Its creator, controversial comedian Dieudonne M'bala M'bala, was yesterday banned from performing by a top French court.