Hatem Ben Arfa produces another brilliant mazy dribble

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Considering the immense talent he possesses, Hatem Ben Arfa really ought to have achieved more during his career.

After his spell with Newcastle United ended on a sour note, the Frenchman now finds himself back in his home country with Nice.

The 28-year-old has scored 10 goals in 23 appearances for his current employers and appears to have rediscovered his love for the sport. He was in majestic form for Nice on Friday night as they recorded a 2-1 win over Angers, scoring both of the home side’s goals and pulling off one mesmeric dribble which has gone viral.


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Ben Arfa made four Angers players look foolish as he weaved one way and then the other, before his attempted cross was blocked.

It’s the second time in the space of two weeks that a Ben Arfa dribble has been shared across social media - and you can see both of them by scrolling down this page.

Video: Ben Arfa dribble v Angers

Video: Ben Arfa dribble v Rennes

Bonus video: Ben Arfa goal for Newcastle

Best dribbler in the world?

It could be argued that Ben Arfa, who has made 15 appearances for the French national team, is one of the best dribblers in world footballer - it’s just a shame that he’s not showcasing his talents in the Champions League with one of Europe’s elite clubs.

Ben Arfa has completed more successful dribbles than the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar this season.

In fact, out of all the players from Europe’s top five leagues this season, Ben Arfa tops the pile when it comes to successful dribbles.

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