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Nicolas Anelka Released from Duty by West Brom on Compassionate Grounds

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Nicolas Anelka Released from Duty by West Brom on Compassionate Grounds
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Nicolas Anelka was released from club duty ahead of West Bromwich Albion's clash with Everton on Saturday, reports the BBC. The absence is based on compassionate grounds, and the club confirmed he was excused.

 Anelka has since returned to the club and resumed playing.

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