Ben Arfa close to return
December 4, 2012
By Kristan Heneage
• Blog: Back on track
Ben Arfa, 25, was injured during the Europa League draw with Maritimo and Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has already ruled the French midfielder out of their away game at Bordeaux on Thursday night.
But he confirmed he has a chance of bolstering Newcastle's injury-hit ranks against Fulham.