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Ben Arfa set to miss Man City clash

December 14, 2012
By ESPN staff
Newcastle United winger Hatem Ben Arfa is a major doubt for Saturday's visit of Premier League champions Manchester City.

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The France international played and scored in Monday's 2-1 defeat at Fulham after missing four games with a hamstring strain, but subsequent scans show the injury has not yet healed fully.

"It's an unusual situation," said Newcastle boss Alan Pardew. "Hatem ...

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