The Miracle Of Hatem Ben Arfa
In a season that continues to take twists and turns, Alan Pardew surprised everybody with the latest update on Hatem Ben Arfa.
After having a workout on the pitch before Newcastle took on Fulham, it has now been confirmed by the manager that Ben Arfa is fit enough to take part against Benfica tomorrow night.
This is what the manager said today;
He’s made a miraculous recovery.”
Clearly it seems unlikely that Ben Arfa will start tomorrow although the manager surprised everybody when Hatem started in Moscow against Anzhi.
A fit Hatem Ben Arfa would undoubtedly give everybody a lift in the remaining matches and could well provide the inspiration for both Newcastle to overcome this two goal deficit against Benfica AND potentially get through our semi-final opponents.
With players like Hatem Be Arfa you are allowed to dream…
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