Former Premier League player Nicholas Anelka has taken up the Sporting Director role at French club Hyeres. Hyeres are in the fourth tier of club football in France and they have turned to Nicholas Anelka to take up the responsibility of moving the club forward. Anelka, 41, was appointed the new Sporting Director at Hyeres earlier this month.

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Hyeres announced Nicholas Anelka as their Sporting Director on their official website and a day after the club's takeover was completed.French businessman MouradBoudjellalis the new owner of the French club after its takeover was sealed earlier this month. <!--more--><a href="">French businessman MouradBoudjellal is not new to the world</a> of Sports after he transformed the fortunes of the rugby club in Toulon. The French businessman helped transform the rugby club from being a second division team to a club that ruled Europe three times. The rugby club brought in star names like Jonny Wilkinson and Sonny Bill Williams.
<a href=" play in the National 2 league and they are located 36 kilometres from the city of Toulon</a> in the Southeast of France. Nicholas Anelka has a big task on his hands in the quest to take Hyeres to the upper leagues in France. French businessman MouradBoudjellaltried and failed to complete the takeover of French giants Olympique Marseille, the only club to win the Champions League.
Nicholas Anelka played for several clubs in the Premier League. The Frenchman made his name in the English top flight at Arsenal and he went on to play for other English teams like Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea, Bolton Wanderers and Liverpool. Nicholas Anelkawon the Premier League title with the London duo of Arsenal and Chelsea. He also played for Paris Saint Germain (PSG) and Real Madrid. Nicholas Anelka won the Champions League title with Real Madrid.