Chelsea FC Confirm Anelka Transfer to Chinese Super League

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Chelsea FC Confirm Nicolas Anelka Transfer to Chinese Super League

FC Chelsea is sitting in fourth place in the Premier League going into the January transfer window.

The Blues have agreed to a transfer of Nicolas Anelka to Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua.

Rumors have been circulating that transfer listed Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka would be moving to Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua FC in the January transfer window.

Both the official websites of Shanghai Shenhua and FC Chelsea announced today that Anelka would indeed be leaving for Shanghai to join the Blue Devils on a two-year contract.

Since joining Chelsea in 2008, Anelka has scored 39 goals in 125 Premiership appearances.

He netted seven times in nine European matches last season.

Shanghai Shenhua finished in 11th place in the 2010-11 Chinese Super League season, only 10 points off the drop zone and 13 points from an Asian Champions League place.


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