West Brom striker Anelka denies FA charge

Nicolas Anelka denies the gesture he made at West Ham was anti-semitic. Photo: PA

Nicolas Anelka has denied the FA charge against him and has requested a personal hearing, West Brom have confirmed.

WEST Bromwich Albion can confirm that Nicolas Anelka has denied an FA charge regarding the gesture he made after scoring his first goal against West Ham United on December 28.

The striker has requested a personal hearing.

The Club will make no further comment until The FA’s disciplinary process has reached a conclusion.

– West Brom club statement