Nicolas Anelka Signs for Mumbai City

Nicolas Anelka is the latest international big name footballer to sign up for the Indian Super League.

updated: September 15, 2014 16:55 IST
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Mumbai City will be the 12th club that Nicolas Anelka will represent.


Controversial French striker Nicolas Anelka has sought to relaunch his career by signing on Monday to play for Mumbai City in the nascent Indian Super League. (Anelka confident of exciting football in India)

The 35-year-old much-travelled player has been without a club since he was fired by West Bromwich Albion in March for "gross misconduct" after the quenelle row when he made an alleged anti-semitic gesture after scoring a goal.

"I'm pleased to join Mumbai City FC & very exciting in joining Indian Super League," Anelka said on Twitter.

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