Hatem Ben Arfa

Born: March 7, 1987 (age 30)

Height: 5'10" (178cm)

Hometown: Clamart, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Midfielder
Hatem Ben Arfa
Career History
Senior2004-2008Lyon
2008-2010Marseille
2010-2015Newcastle United
2014-2016Nice
→ 2014Hull City (loan)
2016-Paris Saint-Germain
Sports Mole has 450 articles about Hatem Ben Arfa. Articles 1 to 40:
Hatem Ben Arfa surrenders during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Nice on May 14, 2016
Hatem Ben Arfa threatens Paris Saint-Germain with legal action
Paris Saint-Germain winger Hatem Ben Arfa threatens his club with legal action after being forced to play with the reserves.
Sep 7, 19:27
Hatem Ben Arfa surrenders during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Nice on May 14, 2016
Hatem Ben Arfa 'surplus to requirements at Paris Saint-Germain'
Paris Saint-Germain reportedly tell Hatem Ben Arfa to find another club.
Jul 6, 20:30
Jose Mourinho watches on during the FA Cup quarter-final between Chelsea and Manchester United on March 13, 2017
Hatem Ben Arfa slams Jose Mourinho for 'boring football'
Hatem Ben Arfa claims that Jose Mourinho and Diego Simeone are 'taking the pleasure away from football' with their respective playing styles.
Apr 5, 17:54
Michy Batshuayi in action for Chelsea on August 20, 2016
Paris Saint-Germain to move for Michy Batshuayi?
Paris Saint-Germain emerge as a potential destination for Chelsea struggler Michy Batshuayi.
Jan 13, 11:47
A general view of the stadium prior to the UEFA Champions League Group C match between Paris Saint Germain and RSC Anderlecht at Parc des Princes on November 5, 2013
Paris Saint-Germain 'open to loan offers for Hatem Ben Arfa'
A report claims that manager Unai Emery is happy for Hatem Ben Arfa to leave Paris Saint-Germain on loan, with Turkish giants Fenerbahce among those interested.
Dec 27, 21:28
A general view showing the Liverpool club badge at The Kop end prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on March 22, 2015
Liverpool to rival Paris Saint-Germain for Nantes winger?
Nantes winger Amine Harit is reportedly a target for both Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain, while Inter Milan and AC Milan are also said to have shown an interest.
Dec 18, 17:20
Unai Emery during the Europa League final between Liverpool and Sevilla on May 18, 2016
Unai Emery hints at Hatem Ben Arfa return
Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery hints that France international Hatem Ben Arfa will return to his squad this weekend.
Sep 30, 20:08
Paris Saint Germain's Thiago Motta celebrates after scoring a goal during the Champions League football match Olympiakos vs Paris Saint-Germain at the Karaiskaki stadium in Athens on September 17, 2013
Thiago Motta backs Hatem Ben Arfa to return to Paris Saint-Germain squad
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta backs teammate Hatem Ben Arfa to return to the first-team squad.
Sep 21, 17:27
Unai Emery during the Europa League final between Liverpool and Sevilla on May 18, 2016
Unai Emery: 'No issue with Hatem Ben Arfa'
Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery insists that Hatem Ben Arfa's continued omission from his squad is "simply a sporting decision".
Sep 19, 22:22
Unai Emery during the Europa League final between Liverpool and Sevilla on May 18, 2016
Unai Emery: 'Hatem Ben Arfa has to work hard'
Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery tells Hatem Ben Arfa to "work to improve himself" in order to secure a regular role with the French champions.
Sep 6, 20:22
Jese Rodriguez of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring Real's 3rd goal during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Levante UD at estadio Santiago Bernabeu on October 17, 2015
Jese Rodriguez leaves Real Madrid to join Paris Saint-Germain
Paris Saint-Germain sign Jese Rodriguez from Real Madrid on five-year deal for a reported £21.2m fee.
Aug 8, 12:46
Paris Saint-Germain's Ivorian defender Serge Aurier celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Paris Saint-Germain at the Arena Lviv, in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, on September 30,
Result: Paris Saint-Germain cruise past Inter Milan
Serge Aurier scores twice to help PSG to a 3-1 victory over Inter Milan in their opening International Champions Cup clash in Oregon.
Jul 25, 00:01
Besiktas` Demba Ba controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group C match Besiktas JK vs FK Partizan on November 6, 2014
Demba Ba vows to play on despite suffering broken leg
Shanghai Shenhua striker Demba Ba refuses to retire from football despite suffering a horrific leg break during a derby match with Shanghai SIPG.
Jul 19, 23:03
A general view prior to the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea at Parc des Princes on February 17, 2015
Paris Saint-Germain wrap up move for defender Thomas Meunier
Paris Saint-Germain win the seven-team race to sign Belgian full-back Thomas Meunier from Club Brugge.
Jul 3, 16:39
Hatem Ben Arfa surrenders during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Nice on May 14, 2016
Hatem Ben Arfa "10 minutes" from Sevilla move
New Paris Saint-Germain attacker Hatem Ben Arfa says that he was "10 minutes away from signing for Sevilla" this summer.
Jul 2, 16:26
Hatem Ben Arfa surrenders during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Nice on May 14, 2016
Paris Saint-Germain sign Hatem Ben Arfa on free transfer
Midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa signs for Paris Saint-Germain on a two-year contract.
Jul 1, 13:28
Hatem Ben Arfa surrenders during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Nice on May 14, 2016
Leicester City 'in pole position to sign Hatem Ben Arfa'
Premier League champions Leicester City reportedly emerge as the frontrunners to sign free agent Hatem Ben Arfa this summer.
Jun 29, 15:40
Hatem Ben Arfa surrenders during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Nice on May 14, 2016
Hatem Ben Arfa on verge of Sevilla deal?
Former Newcastle United attacker Hatem Ben Arfa will reportedly complete his move to Sevilla on a free transfer by the end of this week.
Jun 28, 21:40
Hatem Ben Arfa surrenders during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Nice on May 14, 2016
Report: Sevilla close in on Hatem Ben Arfa deal
A report claims that Sevilla are close to acquiring the services of French attacker Hatem Ben Arfa on a free transfer from Nice.
Jun 21, 15:56
Nice's French forward Hatem Ben Arfa (R) celebrates with his teammate Nice's Portuguese defender Ricardo Pereira after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Rennes and Nice on October 18, 2015
Report: Leicester City want Hatem Ben Arfa as replacement for Riyad Mahrez
Leicester City are reportedly interested in recruiting former Newcastle United winger Hatem Ben Arfa on a free transfer after leaving Nice, as a replacement for Riyad Mahrez.
Jun 17, 19:50
Nice's French forward Hatem Ben Arfa (R) celebrates with his teammate Nice's Portuguese defender Ricardo Pereira after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Rennes and Nice on October 18, 2015
Nice 'offer record deal to Hatem Ben Arfa'
Nice reportedly make a record offer to Hatem Ben Arfa, who is linked with several European clubs.
Jun 12, 17:38
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Marcel Desailly slams Eric Cantona over Didier Deschamps comments
Former France defender Marcel Desailly criticises Eric Cantona after he appeared to suggest that players had been left out of the Euro 2016 squad for racial reasons.
Jun 7, 21:14
Lille's French midfielder Eric Bautheac (C) vies with Nice's French forward Hatem Ben Arfa (R) during the French L1 football match OGC Nice vs Lille at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, southeastern France, on November 1, 2015.
Hatem Ben Arfa: '18 clubs want to sign me'
Nice attacker Hatem Ben Arfa claims that "18 very interesting clubs" want to sign him in this summer's transfer window.
May 20, 20:45
French midfielder Blaise Matuidi, French defender Raphael Varane, French midfielder Paul Pogba, French forward Olivier Giroud, French midfielder Antoine Griezmann and French defender Bacary Sagna celebrate after Giroud opened the scoring during a friendly
Hosts France name Euro 2016 squad
Ten Premier League players are named in the France squad for the upcoming European Championships, which they will host.
May 12, 20:32
Lille's French midfielder Eric Bautheac (C) vies with Nice's French forward Hatem Ben Arfa (R) during the French L1 football match OGC Nice vs Lille at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, southeastern France, on November 1, 2015.
Hatem Ben Arfa denies travelling to Barcelona to hold transfer talks
Nice midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa denies reports that he travelled to Spain to hold talks over a free transfer to Barcelona.
May 9, 18:32
Lille's French midfielder Eric Bautheac (C) vies with Nice's French forward Hatem Ben Arfa (R) during the French L1 football match OGC Nice vs Lille at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, southeastern France, on November 1, 2015.
Hatem Ben Arfa to join Barcelona on free transfer this summer?
Barcelona are reportedly keen to sign Hatem Ben Arfa on a free transfer from Nice this summer.
May 6, 12:48
Lille's French midfielder Eric Bautheac (C) vies with Nice's French forward Hatem Ben Arfa (R) during the French L1 football match OGC Nice vs Lille at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, southeastern France, on November 1, 2015.
Hatem Ben Arfa eyes Euro 2016 spot
Nice midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa is hopeful of representing France at Euro 2016 having revived his career in Ligue 1.
Apr 26, 18:36
Lille's French midfielder Eric Bautheac (C) vies with Nice's French forward Hatem Ben Arfa (R) during the French L1 football match OGC Nice vs Lille at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, southeastern France, on November 1, 2015.
Chelsea join Liverpool in chase for winger Hatem Ben Arfa?
A report claims that Nice winger Hatem Ben Arfa, previously linked with a move to Liverpool, is now also wanted by Premier League rivals Chelsea.
Apr 22, 10:45
Lille's French midfielder Eric Bautheac (C) vies with Nice's French forward Hatem Ben Arfa (R) during the French L1 football match OGC Nice vs Lille at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, southeastern France, on November 1, 2015.
Report: Liverpool face battle to land winger Hatem Ben Arfa
Nice winger Hatem Ben Arfa is wanted by a number of clubs, including Premier League side Liverpool, according to a report.
Apr 20, 20:33
Nice's new midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa poses with his new jersey during his official presentation, on January 5, 2015
Report: Liverpool interested in signing Nice midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa
Liverpool are reportedly interested in signing former Newcastle United midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa, who now plays for Nice.
Mar 5, 11:22
Lille's French midfielder Eric Bautheac (C) vies with Nice's French forward Hatem Ben Arfa (R) during the French L1 football match OGC Nice vs Lille at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, southeastern France, on November 1, 2015.
Nice confirm Hatem Ben Arfa will be out for a month with hamstring injury
Nice confirm that Hatem Ben Arfa will be out of action for four months with a hamstring injury.
Feb 10, 15:42
Nice's French head coach Claude Puel during the French L1 football match Toulouse vs Nice on November 28, 2015
Result: Nice return to winning ways against Montpellier
Nice win for the first time in six matches to move within one point of the top four, beating Montpellier 1-0 at the Allianz Riviera.
Dec 18, 21:24
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a penalty during the French L1 football match Nice (OGC Nice) vs Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on December 4, 2015
Result: Paris Saint-Germain ease to win over 10-man Nice
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores twice as Paris Saint-Germain wrap up a comfortable 3-0 win over 10-man Nice in Ligue 1.
Dec 4, 21:22
Paris Saint-Germain`s Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic reacts as he is substituted during the UEFA Champions League Group A, second-leg football match Malmo FF vs Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in Malmo, Sweden on November 25, 2015
Half-Time Report: Paris Saint-Germain ahead against 10-man Nice
Edinson Cavani and Zlatan Ibrahimovic score in the first half to give Paris Saint-Germain a 2-0 lead over Nice in Ligue 1.
Dec 4, 20:18
Paris Saint-Germain`s Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic reacts as he is substituted during the UEFA Champions League Group A, second-leg football match Malmo FF vs Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in Malmo, Sweden on November 25, 2015
Team News: Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns for Paris Saint-Germain against Nice
Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns in attack for Paris Saint-Germain for their Ligue 1 clash at Nice.
Dec 4, 18:41
Toulouse's Danish forward Martin Braithwaite (C) celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Toulouse vs Nice on November 28, 2015 at the Municipal Stadium in Toulouse.
Result: Martin Braithwaite, Wissam Ben Yedder strike for Toulouse in victory over Nice
Toulouse claim a vital win at home to 10-man Nice in Ligue 1, following goals from Martin Braithwaite and Wissam Ben Yedder at the Stadium Municipal.
Nov 28, 20:49
Martin Braithwaite celebrates scoring Toulouse's second against Reims on September 12, 2015
Team News: Martin Braithwaite, Wissam Ben Yedder lead Toulouse line against Nice
Toulouse decide to start with a front pairing of Martin Braithwaite and Wissam Ben Yedder up top as they welcome the visit of Nice in Ligue 1.
Nov 28, 18:06
Lyon's French midfielder Mathieu Valbuena (R) vies with Nice's French midfielder Vincent Koziello during the French L1 football match Nice (OGC Nice) vs Lyon (OL) on November 20, 2015 at the 'Allianz Riviera' stadium in Nice, southeastern France.
Result: Nice cruise to win over Lyon
Nice secure their first win in four matches in Ligue 1 with a 3-0 victory over second-placed Lyon.
Nov 20, 21:21
 Eric Dier of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Team News: Eric Dier, Dele Alli start for England against France
Eric Dier and Dele Alli make their first starts for England against France at Wembley.
Nov 17, 19:07
German head coach Joachim Loew attends the FIFA 2014 World Cup Group C qualifying football match Germany vs Republic of Ireland in Cologne, western Germany on October 11, 2013
Preview: France vs. Germany
Sports Mole previews France's preparations for hosting Euro 2016 as they welcome the visit of world champions Germany in a friendly fixture.
Nov 10, 18:08



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Paris Saint-GermainPSG76102131819
2MonacoMonaco76012181318
3Bordeaux7430137615
4Saint-EtienneSt Etienne742196314
5Marseille74121110113
6NantesNantes741255013
7Lyon73311410412
8Caen740364212
9Nice7313108210
10GuingampGuingamp7304811-39
11Angers71519818
12Troyes722356-18
13Montpellier HSCMontpellier722345-18
14Toulouse7214814-67
15Rennes71331112-16
16AmiensAmiens7205410-66
17Dijon7124916-75
18Lille7124411-75
19StrasbourgStrasbourg7115513-84
20Metz7106313-103
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