Soccer: Anelka says 'No thanks' to Lazio
French striker at centre of anti-Semitism storm27 January, 18:11
Anelka faces charges at a Football Association tribunal next month for performing the so-called 'quenelle' arm gesture, which some believe is anti-Semitic, while playing for West Brom during a 3-3 draw at West Ham United in December.
"Thanks to Lazio & all the other clubs who wanted to sign me this last days," the 34-year-old, whose contract with West Brom expires at the end of the season, said via his Twitter account, @anelkaofficiel.
"See you this summer if I decide to continue...
"The question is why should I leave my club & England? I'm happy here & I did nothing wrong...
"So now it's time to stay focus on my football with my club & I will try my best on the pitch like I always do!," said the former France international, whose old clubs include Paris Saint-Germain, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Manchester City, Chelsea and Juventus.