West Ham push to close deal for Shanghai Shenhua striker Anelka

West Ham United are ready to push through a move for Shanghai Shenhua striker Nicolas Anelka. The Frenchman played under Hammers boss Sam Allardyce for Bolton in 2006 and scored 12 goals.

West Ham United are ready to push through a move for Shanghai Shenhua striker Nicolas Anelka.

The Frenchman played under Hammers boss Sam Allardyce for Bolton in 2006 and scored 12 goals.

And Anelka, who has scored three times already this season for Chinese outfit Shanghai Shenhua, is thought to be keen on a move back to the Premier League.

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