Revealed: 71% of polled Newcastle fans think the club should re-sign Hatem Ben Arfa

It goes without saying that Newcastle have been pretty boring to watch so far this season. Rafa Benitez’s side have managed to score just 15 goals in 20 Premier League games so far this season as they head into their fixture against Manchester United, and the St James Park faithful are not happy with how their club’s season is going.

They are desperate for new faces on Tyneside, but with Mike Ashley at the helm, it is unlikely that he will give Benitez much backing this month. However, one player who could add some spark to the side is Rennes attacker and former Magpie Hatem Ben Arfa.

The Frenchman is rekindling his form with the Ligue 1 side after a troubled spell at Paris Saint-Germain, and would be welcomed back to Newcastle with open arms.

We asked fans of the Premier League strugglers if they’d like to see the 31-year-old re-sign for the club.

As a result, a whopping 71% of those who voted said that they’d like to see Ben Arfa back on Tyneside, as shown by the results below…