The Frenchman saw little of the ball and was subbed seven minutes from time in defeat to Southampton on Saturday.
Baggies defender Gareth McAuley argues both Anelka and his team-mates need to help each other more.
McAuley said: "He has been all over Europe and played in lots of different teams, leagues and styles of play.
"So I think he will probably adapt to us.
"But we need to get the ball to him a lot better, a lot quicker and in the right areas of the pitch so he can do damage for us.
"We need to get some points on the board quickly now."
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