Nicolas Anelka has admitted he would like to return to play in England.

The former Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City striker enjoyed mixed fortunes in England and is currently playing in Turkey with Fenerbahce, but he would like to return to the Premiership.

“I know I am at a good level,” he informed L’Equipe. “Perhaps I will leave Fenerbahce in the summer or in a few months.

“It will depend on the propositions.

“The club understands my position – I came to play in the Champions League and help the club get through the first round.

“It hasn’t worked fine.

“Next season, we will probably qualify again and, if I have to stay, I will stay, it won’t be a problem.

“In case of a departure, I would like to go to England.

“I would like to have a second opportunity to play for a big club.

“That is why I give my best with Fenerbahce.”

Anelka also revealed that he harboured hopes of reviving his international career under French coach Raymond Domenech.

“He told me to forget about all the stories that you read in the newspapers,” Anelka said.

“They mean nothing and what matters is what happens on the pitch. He held no grudges and we had a very good discussion.”

Anelka returned for France in their international friendly against Costa Rica in November.

“I have a chance of making it to Germany,” he said. “For the moment I am fit, healthy and things are going well with my club,” he said.

“After that, whether or not I play in the World Cup there are only two people who can answer that: God and the coach.”

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