Ben Arfa enjoying playing for Newcastle boss Pardew

Hatem Ben Arfa says he enjoys playing for Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew.

Hatem Ben Arfa says he enjoys playing for Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew.

Ben Arfa, whose form in recent weeks has been a key factor in Newcastle's late surge, was quick to pay tribute to the 50-year-old.

He told NUFC TV: "He has lots of experience as a coach and he has brought that to Newcastle as a team.

"Where Newcastle are today is because of him, partly."

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