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Just When Hatem Ben Arfa Thought It Couldn’t Get Any Worse…

7 years ago

Just when Hatem Ben Arfa thought it couldn’t get any worse, he could be in line for a relocation to Birmingham!

The Newcastle playmaker is still trapped in limbo and [intlink id=”46644″ type=”post”]Alan Pardew even refused to answer a direct question[/intlink] about Ben Arfa’s future ahead of the Crystal Palace match.

It has now emerged though that Lee Clark would be interested in taking Hatem to Birmingham City on loan if the Frenchman still has nothing sorted before Monday’s transfer deadline.

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Exactly what Ben Arfa would make of a drop into the Championship is anybody’s guess but I think we can all assume what Mike Ashley’s response would be if asked to pay almost all of Hatem’s wages while on loan at another club.

A desperate situation and especially so when Newcastle are struggling so badly for creativity in the final third, the only real problem for Newcastle as [intlink id=”46650″ type=”post”]Alan Pardew has been so keen to tell us this week.[/intlink]


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