Arrived free at LOSC this winter to relaunch when he had been without activity for more than six months, Hatem Ben Arfa is already showing a good state of physical form, as his coach and certain teammates have observed.
At 34, Hatem Ben Arfa go back to coal! The French striker, who notably passed through theOL, l’IF, the PSG and theOGC Nice continues his little tour of France since he has signed up with the LOSC in January, a few months after the end of his adventure in Girondins of Bordeaux. The Team has however revealed in its columns of the day that Ben Arfa had been contacted in recent months by jorge sampaoli at theIF, as well as the Red Star (National), the FC Versailles 78 (National 2) and a few Turkish clubs, but he finally waited until January to find the high-level challenge he was waiting for. And despite its six months of inactivity, Ben Arfa already impressed LOSC.
“I found him very sharp”
Asked at a press conference this Friday, the Lille captain Benjamin Andre confided in the first steps ofHatem Ben Arfa, and the midfielder seems amazed by the physical condition of his new teammate: “ I am pleasantly surprised. In general, when you cut for so long, you say to yourself that it’s difficult to maintain a certain physical dynamic. But I found it very sharp. He had the canes from his first training sessions. He still has his back, his starting qualities and one against one. Logically, you are supposed to lose your bearings…