Newcastle news

Ben Arfa could make Toon return

April 26, 2013
By Kristan Heneage
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has said Hatem Ben Arfa is pushing for a starting place against Liverpool on Saturday.

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The winger has endured an injury-hit season, with his problems beginning when he was forced off during the Europa League tie against CS Maritimo in November.

He made a brief return before Christmas but did not play again until the game against Anzhi Makhachkala in the Europa League knockout stages.

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