Find a buyer for Hatem Ben Arfa
It’s no secret that Newcastle are looking to offload Hatem Ben Arfa this summer.
Alan Pardew sent the mercurial forward back home to France in April for ‘the good of the club‘, and amid a summer window that’s seen several new arrivals on Tyneside, Ben Arfa has also been stripped of the No.10 jersey, which now belongs to Siem de Jong.
There’s certainly a market for the misguided 27 year-old however, in no small part due to his ability to occasionally pull off the sublime, such as this goal against Bolton back in 2012:
His planned move to the Qatari league fell through, but Everton and AC Milan have both been linked to Ben Arfa over the last month:
Alan Pardew clearly doesn’t want the France international around at St. James’s and with just a year left on his current contract, the Magpies need to sell before losing Ben Arfa for nothing.