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Ben Arfa: I'm ready for Sunderland

April 12, 2013
By Kristan Heneage
Newcastle's Hatem Ben Arfa has said he is 100% fit to face Sunderland on Sunday, but manager Alan Pardew is continuing to wait on the availability of Steven Taylor.

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Ben Arfa made his long-anticipated return as a second-half substitute in the 1-1 Europa League draw against Benfica on Thursday, and is eagerly awaiting the chance to play in the derby.

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