The agent of Hatem Ben Arfa denies the Newcastle United midfielder is set to move to the Middle East.

The French playmaker has been linked with Lekhwiya SC, who play in the Qatar Stars League, while Al Sadd also want the former French international.

Michel Ouazine said: "This is false. He remains on a one-year contract at Newcastle and Hatem has the intention to continue to play in Europe."

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