Hatem Ben Arfa signs for Real Valladolid

Hatem Ben Arfa signs for Real Valladolid

Former France and Newcastle forward Hatem Ben Arfa has joined LaLiga side Real Valladolid.

The 32-year-old, who spent five years at St James’ Park and also spent time on loan at Hull, has signed a deal until the end of the season.

Ben Arfa, who has 15 caps for France, had been without a club since leaving Ligue 1 outfit Rennes in the summer.

A statement on Valladolid’s website said: “Hatem Ben Arfa is a new Real Valladolid player until the end of this season.”

“The French attacker signed his contract on Tuesday and on Wednesday he will join the work under Sergio Gonzalez.”


Chidi Nwoke.