Anelka hired as sporting director for 4th-tier club Hyeres

FILE – In this Wednesday Oct. 10, 2012 file photo, French soccer player Nicolas Anelka, left, watches as Roger Federer of Switzerland faces Lu Yen-hsun of Taiwan during the second round men’s singles tennis match of the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center in Shanghai, China. Former France and Chelsea forward Nicolas Anelka was hired as the sporting director of fourth-tier French club Hyeres on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021.