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Newcastle boss Pardew knows Ben Arfa natural crowd pleaser

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew has no doubts Hatem Ben Arfa is a crowd pleaser.

Newcastle's France star makes his return tonight in the Carling Cup at Nottingham Forest.

And Toon boss Alan Pardew said: "He's a player who can reach the heights other players can't.

"He's that Heineken player, the type that fans up here love.

"We'll have our moments but we're hoping to get some great performances too."

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