Anelka new coach of Shanghai
12 Apr 2012
It's official for several hours, Nicolas Anelka is the new coach-player of the club Shanghai Shenhua.
The poor results of the club since the start of the championship have prompted Chinese leaders to separate from the French coach Jean Tigana. Nicolas Anelka will combine the positions of coach and player. He also directed his first training session, followed by his first press conference as coach.
According to his advisor and manager Doug Pingisi, this is a very exciting and wonderful adventure that opens Nico, according to himself, will manage this new situation the best way possible.
“Everything goes really well between him and other players, Chinese people love it. I trust Nico, He will lead this new function as best possible.”