Chelsea striker Anelka to announce international retirement

Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka is expected to announce his international retirement.

Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka is expected to announce his international retirement.

Anelka was sent home from the World Cup squad on Saturday following a dressing-room bust-up with manager Raymond Domenech.

Sky Sports news reports Anelka accepted his exclusion and wished the team well, but it now appears he has called time on his international career.