EPL transfer news: Nicolas Anelka joins West Bromwich Albion

Anelka has previously played for Paris St Germain, Real Madrid and Fenerbahce and won 69 caps for France scoring 14 goals.

updated: July 05, 2013 09:54 IST
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London: Nicolas Anelka returned to English football on Thursday when the 34-year-old France stroker signed for West Bromwich Albion on an initial one-year deal.

"Albion have tonight completed the signing of aanelkaofficiel on a one-year deal, with a further year's option in the club's favour," said a statement on the Premier League club's Twitter feed.

West Brom manager Steve Clarke, who briefly worked with Anelka at Chelsea, said in a club statement: "We are missing a bit of firepower from last year - we're trying to put that right - and to kick off with the signing of Nicolas at the start of the summer is a great boost for everyone at the club.

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