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Newcastle boss Pardew enjoyed Ben Arfa wonder goal

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew admits he enjoyed Hatem Ben Arfa's wonder goal.

Ben Arfa ran through the Bolton Wanderers defence to score a superb individual effort.

Pardew said: "I am a lover of football. You don't see too many goals like that. I have been lucky enough to see two of them this year, both from the same player. It was a truly special goal.

"It's going to get Premier League coverage and he is going to get all the plaudits, and so he should for a goal of that quality.

"As I have said in here before, he should definitely have a chance for the French squad.

"There are not many players who can do that, and the French manager needs to understand that not only did he get that goal today, he had a hand in the second and his work-rate was phenomenal."

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