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Newcastle legend Ginola hails French duo Cabaye, Ben Arfa

Newcastle United legend David Ginola is delighted with the impact made by French duo Yohan Cabaye and Hatem Ben Arfa.

The midfield pair have helped Newcastle within touching distance of a top four finish.

Ginola told the Evening Chronicle: "Players like Yohan Cabaye and Hatem Ben Arfa were already well-known stars in France.

"It's no surprise that they are helping Newcastle push forward towards Europe. Cabaye won the double last season with Lille and is a born winner. Hatem is an amazingly talented player from France who we all knew about.

"He is a player that can produce magic when nobody expects it.

"Fingers crossed, he will be on the plane with Les Bleus for Euro 2012."

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