It's almost like Nicolas Anelka was never gone at all.
Anelka, the former Arsenal, Real Madrid, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain man, is returning to Europe after a short tenure in China. His destination provides the lead story for this Sunday edition of the B/R World Football Gossip Roundup.
Inside, we also have updates on Mario Balotelli's future, Chelsea's squad size, Arsene Wenger's future options and Major League Soccer's quest for English stars.
Read on for all the details.