Ben Arfa started defeat to Arsenal on the bench.
â€śHatem has to get in front of Yoan Gouffran and Moussa Sissoko and that ainâ€™t going to be easy because theyâ€™ve been brilliant,â€ť said Pardew ahead of todayâ€™s trip to West Brom.
â€śBut I have no worries about him. I think Hatemâ€™s in great shape.
â€śHatem is an exciting player, but at the moment he is fighting two very good players for a place in the team.â€ť
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