Nicolas Anelka

French association football player

Nicolas Anelka (born 14 March 1979) is a French football manager and former player. He plays for Chelsea and France national team.

Nicolas Anelka
Personal information
Full name Nicolas Sebastien Anelka
Date of birth (1979-03-14) 14 March 1979 (age 45)
Place of birth Le Chesnay, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Chelsea
Number 39
Youth career
1983–1993 Trappes Saint-Quentin
1993–1995 Clairefontaine[1]
1995–1996 Paris Saint-Germain
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1997 Paris Saint-Germain 10 (1)
1997–1999 Arsenal 65 (23)
1999–2000 Real Madrid 19 (2)
2000–2002 Paris Saint-Germain 39 (10)
2001–2002Liverpool (loan) 20 (4)
2002–2005 Manchester City 89 (37)
2005–2006 Fenerbahçe 39 (14)
2006–2008 Bolton Wanderers 53 (21)
2008–2012 Chelsea 125 (38)
2012–2013 Shanghai Shenhua 22 (3)
2013Juventus (loan) 2 (0)
2013–2014 West Bromwich Albion 12 (2)
2014–2015 Mumbai City 13 (2)
Total 508 (157)
National team
1997 France U20 3 (0)
1998–2010 France 69 (14)
Teams managed
2012 Shanghai Shenhua (player-coach)
2015 Mumbai City (player-manager)
2018–2020 Lille (youth)
2021 Hyères (sports director)
Honours
Men's football
Representing  France
UEFA European Championship
Winner 2000 Belgium-Netherlands
FIFA Confederations Cup
Winner 2001 Japan–South Korea
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Career statistics

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Anelka started his career at Trappes Saint Quentin

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[2][3][4][5][6][7]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other[a] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Paris Saint-Germain 1995–96 Division 1 2 0 2 0
1996–97 Division 1 8 1 1 0 1 0 10 1
Total 10 1 1 0 1 0 12 1
Arsenal 1996–97 Premier League 4 0 4 0
1997–98 Premier League 26 6 9 3 3 0 2 0 40 9
1998–99 Premier League 35 17 5 0 0 0 5 1 1 1 46 19
Total 65 23 14 3 3 0 7 1 1 1 90 28
Real Madrid 1999–2000 La Liga 19 2 0 0 9 2 3 3 31 7
Paris Saint-Germain 2000–01 Division 1 27 8 0 0 1 0 9 5 37 13
2001–02 Division 1 12 2 0 0 7 3 19 5
Total 39 10 0 0 1 0 16 8 56 18
Liverpool (loan) 2001–02 Premier League 20 4 2 1 22 5
Manchester City 2002–03 Premier League 38 14 1 0 2 0 41 14
2003–04 Premier League 32 16 4 4 2 0 5 4 43 24
2004–05 Premier League 19 7 0 0 19 7
Total 89 37 5 4 4 0 5 4 103 45
Fenerbahçe 2004–05 Süper Lig 14 4 2 0 2 0 18 4
2005–06 Süper Lig 25 10 6 2 6 0 37 12
2006–07 Süper Lig 2 0 2 0
Total 39 14 8 2 10 0 57 16
Bolton Wanderers 2006–07 Premier League 35 11 3 0 1 1 39 12
2007–08 Premier League 18 10 4 1 22 11
Total 53 21 3 0 1 1 4 1 61 23
Chelsea 2007–08 Premier League 14 1 3 1 2 0 5 0 24 2
2008–09 Premier League 37 19 5 4 0 0 12 2 54 25
2009–10 Premier League 33 11 4 1 0 0 7 3 1 0 45 15
2010–11 Premier League 32 6 3 1 1 2 9 7 1 0 46 16
2011–12 Premier League 9 1 0 0 2 0 4 0 15 1
Total 125 38 15 7 5 2 37 12 2 0 184 59
Shanghai Shenhua 2012 Chinese Super League 22 3 2 0 3 1 27 4
Juventus (loan) 2012–13 Serie A 2 0 1 0 3 0
West Bromwich Albion 2013–14 Premier League 12 2 0 0 0 0 12 2
Mumbai City 2014 Indian Super League 7 2 0 0 7 2
2015 Indian Super League 6 0 0 0 6 0
Total 13 2 0 0 13 2
Career total 508 157 49 17 15 3 93 29 6 4 671 210

International

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Appearances and goals by national team and year[8][9]
National team Year Apps Goals
France 1998 3 1
1999 7 2
2000 10[a] 2
2001 7 1
2002 1 0
2005 2 1
2006 3 1
2007 10 3
2008 11 1
2009 9 2
2010 6 0
Total 69 14
  1. One appearance and one goal from the match against FIFA XI on 16 August 2000 which FIFA and the French Football Federation count as an official friendly match.[10]

References

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  1. "INF, formateur de talents" (in French). FFF. Archived from the original on 14 November 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2009.
  2. "Anelka career stats". Football Database.eu. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  3. "Anelka British stats". 11v11.com. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  4. "Anelka French stats". LFP. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  5. "Anelka Turkey stats". TFF. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  6. "Anelka Chelsea stats". Bounder.Friardale.co.uk. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  7. "Anelka UEFA stats". UEFA. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  8. "Anelka, Nicolas". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 2 January 2012.
  9. "Nicolas Anelka". French Football Federation. Archived from the original on 8 April 2014. Retrieved 24 May 2014.
  10. Pla Diaz, Emilio (23 July 2006) "Zinedine Zidane – Century of International Appearances". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 2 January 2012.