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STUNNER! Lid lifted on amazing bust-up between Hull boss Bruce and Ben Arfa

Hatem Ben Arfa appears to have played his last game for Hull City.

Tigers boss Steve Bruce hauled Ben Arfa off the Manchester United pitch two weeks ago 10 minutes before half-time - and that sparked the row that has all but ended the career at the KC Stadium of a man once labelled 'a genius' by his former boss Gerard Houllier, reports the People.

Problems arose after the defeat against Manchester United when Bruce asked the club's analysts to drag up statistics on the player's work-rate - and was astonished to find that his keeper Allan McGregor had covered more ground.

Ben Arfa - who agreed the temporary move from Newcastle United just before the transfer window closed - was then asked to explain himself by his irate boss.

The Frenchman replied by saying that he 'was a No.10'.

Bruce then hit the roof, saying: "Aren't players who wear the No.10 supposed to run around then?"

The player responded by laughing at the Geordie, who was close to blowing a gasket.

Since then the Tigers have played three games - and the 27-year-old has not featured in any of them.


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