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Ben Arfa, Long-Term Gain

10 years ago

Flair players are always going to create debate, to this day I still can’t believe that some supporters don’t rate Laurent Robert. He was absolutely brilliant, creating chances and scoring, yet some people only want to talk about the odd time he didn’t track back…

In Hatem Ben Arfa we have a potential superstar but one that I think probably needs an arm around his shoulders than a kick up the backside.

Based on little that we’d seen in the actual flesh, whilst out injured Ben Arfa became such a massive hope for when he was fit again.

Those unrealistic expectations were never going to be met by a player coming back after such a serious injury.

We have a very very good, potentially great, player. Let’s give him the time to find his form, when he does we will all reap the benefits.

In the meantime we bring you this Hatem Ben Arfa video from The Mag You Tube vaults, quality.

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