Anelka back in football, the incredible announcement


By: Manu Tournoux

Former French international Nicolas Anelka has been named manager of a Turkish club.

Eleventh in Turkish D2, the Umraniyespor club announced this Thursday the appointment of Nicolas Anelka to the position of CEO.

“Welcome, Professor Anelka! »

The former star of Arsenal, Real Madrid and even PSG, a time sports director at Hyères in 2021 (National 2 club, owned by Mourad Boudjellal), therefore finds an official function in the microcosm of football.

This is not the former striker’s first experience in Türkiye. During his playing career, Anelka spent almost 18 months in Turkey with Istanbul club Fenerbahçe. Umraniyespor thus announced this Thursday on the social network X the arrival at its head of Nicolas Anelka with this message: “Welcome, Professor! ».

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