Newcastle United have confirmed that they have terminated the contract of Hatem Ben Arfa with immediate effect. This means that Ben Arfa is now free to talk to any club. A club statement reads:
Newcastle United can today confirm that Hatem Ben Arfa and the Club have reached an agreement to terminate the contract between both parties with immediate effect by mutual consent.Newcastle United wishes Hatem all the best for his future.
Goodbye Hatem. Hopefully you’ll now play for a manager/coach who can get the best out of you. Something you never experienced at Newcastle United. Thanks for the memories.