Former Everton striker Victor Anichebe remains a free agent after a trial at Doncaster Rovers failed to result in him landing a permanent deal.

The 31-year-old Nigerian scores 18 goals during a seven-year spell in Merseyside but has been without a club for two years following his exit from Chinese side Beijing Enterprises.

In a bid to get back into football, Anichebe had a trial at League One side Doncaster earlier this season but according to the Sunderland Echo, he did not he not get snapped up by the Yorkshire side.

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The Echo says that recent Instagram posts show he is back in Nigeria in Lagos, hinting he has therefore not become a part of manager Darren Moore’s plans for the season ahead.

Speaking in October Moore, who played with Anichebe at West Brom, said: “You’d want to get it those levels where he’s got games under his belt. Match fitness is a completely different thing.

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