>
My tribe
As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Chelsea boss Ancelotti: Anelka right to stick it up FFF

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has blasted the French Football Federation over their treatment of Nicolas Anelka.

Ancelotti says Anelka got a raw deal from the French authorities.

"I spoke with Nicolas for him to explain to me the celebration," said Ancelotti of Anelka's handcuffs moment against MSK Zilina.

"He said it was against the France Federation. I agree with him. I think he's had a bad deal. I don't know if he's upset, but he's putting in fantastic performances. Maybe, for this reason, he has more motivation to play well.

"Obviously, if he stays here to train he can maintain a good physical condition, but for a player it's better to play for a national team."

 Click here for the best Chelsea coverage on the 'net. All your Blues news and gossip in one spot.

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?