Newcastle boss Pardew tells fans: Ben Arfa is back

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew says Hatem Ben Arfa is on the brink of a return. Ben Arfa has been missing since before Christmas.

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew says Hatem Ben Arfa is on the brink of a return.

Ben Arfa has been missing since before Christmas.

"We are looking well and Hatem Ben Arfa has come back," Pardew told Sky Sports.

"I am sure our fans are looking forward to hearing that and we had our full squad training which is great."

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