Updated: Friday, 24 January 2014 03:33 | By Agence France-Presse

Anelka rejects FA 'quenelle' charge

West Bromwich Albion striker Nicolas Anelka has denied a Football Association charge regarding his controversial 'quenelle' goal celebration against West Ham last month, the Premier League club announced on their website on Thursday. 

Anelka rejects FA 'quenelle' charge

West Bromwich Albion's Nicolas Anelka is facing a minimum five-game suspension after making the allegedly anti-Semitic 'quenelle' salute during a league match against West Ham at Upton Park, on December 28, 2013 - by Ian Kington

The former France international, who faces a minimum five-game ban if the charge is upheld, has requested a personal hearing. 

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