Pardew reveals Ben Arfa return

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has confirmed that Hatem Ben Arfa is back in full training after more than two months on the sidelines.

Last Updated: 21/02/13 at 17:12 Post Comment

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The Magpies have struggled with injuries in recent months - but now they have been boosted by the news that they have a full squad fit again.

"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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