Soccer-Anelka to resume training at West Brom (Reuters)

Aug 28 (Reuters) - West Bromwich Albion striker Nicolas Anelka will resume training on Thursday after a week off on compassionate grounds and will be available for Sunday's Premier League game against Swansea City, the club said on Wednesday. The former France international had been excused for a few days following the sudden death of his friend and agent Eric Manasse. He missed last weekend's 0-0 draw at Everton and Tuesday's League Cup second-round victory over Newport. West Brom manager Steve Clarke admitted last week that the 34-year-old Anelka had told him he was considering retirement. ...

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