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West Ham No2 McDonald confirms Anelka interest

West Ham United No2 Neil McDonald has confirmed interest in Nicolas Anelka.

The Frenchman, 33, looks set to leave Chinese team Shanghai Shenhua next month after a wages ­dispute - and a move back to England is on the cards.

"We are looking for good players and Anelka is a good player," McDonald said.

"He had a fantastic ­relationship with Sam."

McDonald also distanced the club from reports they are set to ditch on-loan striker Andy Carroll, saying: "He's had a bad injury. Hopefully, when he comes back he is playing for us."

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