Anelka to Join Shanghai Shenhua Soccer Club

Anelka signs with Shanghai

Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka is set to sign with Shanghai Shenhua. He has agreed to a two-year deal with the Chinese club. Although financial terms have not been officially disclosed, the contract is worth $14.1 million per year.

Shanghai Shenhua is owned by billionaire Zhu Jun, the chairman of Chinese online game developer The9 Ltd. Terms of the deal include promotion by Anelka for games produced by The9 Ltd.

Despite Eto’o’s earlier signing with from Inter Milan to Russia’s Anzhi Makhachkala for 10 million euros. Real Madrid’s Ronaldo has the largest salary at 13 million euros.

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