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Ben Arfa set for April Toon return

February 23, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Hatem Ben Arfa could make his Newcastle return in the home game with Wolves on April 2, according to manager Alan Pardew.

Ben Arfa, who joined the Magpies last summer on loan from Marseille, has been out injured since October, when a challenge from Manchester City's Nigel de Jong left him with a double leg fracture.

The French midfielder signed a permanent deal at St James' Park in January, though, and now Pardew believes the home game against Wolves in just over five weeks' ...

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